Session 158
Obesity in Developing Nations: Determinants and Consequences

Friday, May 1
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sapphire 411 A
Level 4

Chair: Shivani Patel, Emory University
Discussant: Neil Mehta, Emory University

1. Psychosocial Problem of Obesity: A Study among Overweight, Obese and Morbidly Obese Women in IndiaPraween Kumar Agrawal, Population Council.

2. Health in Context: Urbanization, Weight Gain, and Future Health in IndonesiaAlka Dev, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Jennifer Brite, City University of New York (CUNY); Deborah L. Balk, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Frank Heiland, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY).

3. Does Education Determine Healthy Weight in Korea?YeonJin Lee, University of Pennsylvania.

4. Underweight, Overweight, and the Emergence of a Double Burden within Indian FamiliesIlana G. Raskind, Emory University; Solveig Argeseanu Cunningham, Emory University; Regine Haardoerfer, Emory University; Shailaja Patil, BLDE University, Bijapur.

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