Session: Poverty, Literacy and Health
3336.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Poverty, Literacy and Health
This poster session contains abstracts that discuss the effects of poverty, social environment and health and include a framework for reducing health disparities.. Posters also present the link between health, social environmnet and academic achievement.
Learning Objectives: Posters will present: 1)the underlying causes of health disparaties; and 2)the gradiient that exists between duration of education and mortality.
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Board 1A framework for change: Reducing health disparities in Alameda County
Arnold Perkins, Anita L. Siegel, MPH
Withdrawn -- Asthma prevalence, severity and the Philadelphia public schools
Elaine J. Yuen, PhD, Salvatore Mangione, MD, Sarah Mathew, BA
Board 2Choosing a school readiness assessment tool
Vani Kumar, MPP, Lisa M. Thompson, MPH, Carol Sutherland, PhD, MPH, Neal Halfon, MD, MPH
Board 3Community consciousness in evaluating No Child Left Behind persistently dangerous school labels
Cheri Levenson, MPA
Board 4Critical pathways to school readiness: Applications for strategic planning and evaluation
Lisa M. Thompson, MPH, Ericka Tullis, MPP, Carol Sutherland, PhD, MPH, Vani Kumar, MPP, Sara Archibald, MPH, Neal Halfon, MD, MPH
Board 5Florida Health Literacy Study (FHLS): Lessons learned after implementing a bilingual low literacy chronic disease management program at community health care centers
Somer Goad, MPH, Danielle O'Connor, BS, Karen M. Perrin, PhD, MPH, RN, Howard Jacobson, MD, Robert J McDermott, PhD, FAAHB, Claire Shippey, MA, Gary Walby, MS, MSPH, Seraphine Pitt, MPH, CHES, Melinda S Forthofer, PhD
Board 6How health risk factors, access to care, and health relate to family poverty: Findings from the 1998 Ohio Family Health Survey
George D. Weiner, PhD, Joseph Ahern
Board 7Race and gender differences in SF-8 scores for a low income population in central Louisiana
John Lefante, PhD, Gary Harmon, MPH, Keith Ashby, MD, David Barnard, MD, Larry Webber, PhD
Board 8Student academic success and health outcomes: Policy implications
Barbara J Low, DrPH, Elizabeth Baumler, PhD, Kathryn M Cardarelli, MPH, Janet M Sterner, MPH, M. David Low, MD, PhD
Board 9Using community residents to expand health care in urban communities
Patrick Chalk, MD, MPH, Phyllis Kaye, MPA
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA