Session 103:
The Neighborhood Context of Child Obesity

Friday, May 4
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Union Square 17-18
Fourth Floor

Chair: Emily Walton, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Michael D. M. Bader, American University

  1. The Effect of Neighborhood Context on Obesity among YouthSteven E. Alvarado, University of Notre Dame

  2. Exposure to Segregation and Health Outcomes in ChildhoodBethany Boettner, Ohio State University

  3. Neighborhood Context and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Young Children’s Obesity: Structural Barriers to InterventionsRachel T. Kimbro, Rice University; Justin T. Denney, Rice University

  4. Community and Child Physical Activity: Differential Associations by Gender and AgeLori Kowaleski-Jones, University of Utah; Jessie X. Fan, University of Utah; Ming Wen, University of Utah

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