Session 126:
Innovation in Health Measurement

Saturday, May 11
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cherokee
2nd Floor

Chair: Ties Boerma, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Anastasia J. Gage, Tulane University

  1. Survey Data on Low Birthweight: An Evaluation of Recent International Estimates and Estimation ProceduresAnn Blanc, Blancroft Research International; Tessa Wardlaw, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

  2. TeenWeb: Using the Web to Survey and Inform Urban Adolescents about Health in Nairobi and Mexico CityCarolyn Tucker Halpern, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Janie Benson, Ipas; Ellen M.H. Mitchell, Ipas; Jan Hendrickson-Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Sherry Farr, Ipas; Sarah Onyango, Ipas; Phil Bardsley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Loren Watterson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Nancy Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  3. Biological and Physiological Measurements in Population-Based Surveys in Less Developed Countries: Recent Innovations in the DHS (Demographic and Health Survey)Gregory Pappas, Macro International Inc.

  4. Combining Prevalence and Mortality Risk Rates: Illuminating the Risks of Cigarette SmokingRichard G. Rogers, University of Colorado; Patrick M. Krueger, University of Colorado at Boulder; S. Jay Olshansky, University of Illinois at Chicago

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