4210.0 Social Determinants of Health

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
Demonstrates that the Chinese collectivist culture influences family and psychological factors of drug use. Demonstrates that the influence of economic status seemed more significant on health behavior than on health knowledge. Addresses what are the behavioral determinants of sustained sanitation behavior ?
Session Objectives: Identify the associations between the Chinese collectivism culture and family and psychological factors for drug use among adolescents in China. Discuss influence of economic status on maternal health knowledge and help seeking behavior in case of obstetric problems. Describe the determinants of sanitation behavior between open defecation free and non-open defecation free communities

12:30 PM
12:45 PM
Maternal economic status influences more on their health behavior than their knowledge: Community-based survey in rural Cambodia
Satoko Yanagisawa, Ayako Soyano, Hisato Igarashi, Sophal Oum, Vuthy Hang and Midori Ura
1:00 PM
Social gradients in current smoking in Argentina: Traits of an epidemic
Nancy L. Fleischer, MPH, Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, Marcio Alazraqui, MD, PhD, Hugo Spinelli, MD, PhD and Paula Lantz
1:15 PM

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Socialist Caucus

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

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