4116.0 West Coast Teens: Findings from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) is a random-digit dial telephone survey of California households used to collect public health information. Presentations will include the results on such topics such as the HPV vaccine, adolescent health behaviors, television viewing and computer use, and health insurance.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to: 1) Describe HPV vaccination rates in California, 2) Evaluate role model type (teacher, family member, athlete, entertainer) and impact on adolescent health behaviors, 3) Identify sociodemographic characteristics associated with different sedentary behaviors such as television and computer viewing
Lauren Radano and Michele A. Kelley, ScD, MSW, MA

10:30 AM
Adolescent HPV vaccination rates: Data from California Health Interview Survey
Jasmin Tiro, PhD, Jennifer Tsui, MPH, David Grant, PhD and Nancy Breen, PhD
10:55 AM
Adolescent Role Models and Health Behaviors
David Grant, PhD, Antronette Yancey, MD, MPH, Ritesh Mistry, PhD, MPH and Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz
11:13 AM
Factors associated with adolescent sedentary behaviors: Television viewing and computer use
Susan H. Babey, PhD, Theresa A. Hastert, MPP and Malia Jones, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Statistics

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)