142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Data & Epidemiology: Impact of Environments on Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will describe how perceived, physical, social, and biologic environments can impact the health of children and women of reproductive age.
Session Objectives: The learning objectives for this session are to: (1) Describe associations between home and community environments and weight status in pre-school children (2) Explain the relationship between perceived safety and anxiety problems and health status among school-aged children (3) Describe the correlation of gross placental anthropometric measures between first and second pregnancies (4) Identify factors related to changes in bone mineral density among reproductive-age women.
Timothy J. Cunningham, ScD; LCDR, USPHS

Aspects of the home and neighborhood environments associated with weight status in West Virginia pre-school children
Susan Partington, PhD, Lesley Cottrell, PhD, Donald Lacombe, PhD and Tim Menzies, PhD
Parent perceptions of child safety and physical and mental health
Alicia Frasier, MPH, Jacquelyn George, Kathleen Santos, MS, Kim Williams, MA, Heather Morrison, MA and Benjamin Zablotsky, PhD

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health

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