142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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IH Poster Session 5: Social Determinants of Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
This poster session will feature presentations which will highlight the the importance of addressing social and economic disparieties in communities and the importance of addressing these factors to improve the health of communities.
Session Objectives: Identify the relation ship between global socio economic deerminats and their relation ship to health status of communities

Board 1
Self-perception of body image in relation to BMI among migrants and non-migrants in a community of indigenous Maya from Yucatan, Mexico
D. Eastern kang Sim, MPH, Rebeca Espinoza Giacinto, MPH, MA, Miguel Banuelos, MPH, PhD(c) and Maria Luisa Zuņiga, PhD
Board 2
Occupational mismatch and health status among foreign born workers in Sweden
Andrea Dunlavy, MPH, Anthony Garcy, PhD and Mikael Rostila, PhD
Board 4
Obesity highest in parish with greatest proportion of farmers in Jamaica, a lower middle income country
Colette Cunningham-Myrie, MBBS MPH, Novie Younger-Coleman, PhD, Marshall Tulloch-Reid, MBBS DSc, Parris Lyew-Ayee, PhD, Jasneth Mullings, PhD, Katherine Theall, PhD and Rainford Wilks, MBBS DM
Board 6
Sex-stratified and age-adjusted social gradients in tobacco in Argentina and Uruguay: Evidence from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)
Fernando De Maio, PhD, Jonatan Konfino, Dolores Ondarsuhu, Lucila Goldberg, Bruno Linetzky and Daniel Ferrante
Board 8
Globalization and Urbanization; their impact on the everyday lives and health of St. Lucians
Elizabeth Serieux, MPH, Colleen Cherry, PhD and Mary Elizabeth Nuttall

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