Session 46
Health Behaviors, Health, and Mortality

Thursday, April 30
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Aqua Salon D
Level 3

Chair: Elaine M. Hernandez, Indiana University
Discussant: Robert A. Hummer, University of Texas at Austin

1. Does Military Service Shorten Lives? The Effect of Compulsory Military Service on Smoking PrevalenceDean R. Lillard, Ohio State University; Jacob Fahringer, Ohio State University.

2. Alcohol’s Collateral Damage: Childhood Exposure to Problem Drinking and Subsequent Adult Mortality RiskRichard G. Rogers, University of Colorado, Boulder; Elizabeth Lawrence, University of Colorado, Boulder; Jennifer Karas Montez, Case Western Reserve University.

3. German East-West Mortality Difference: Two Cross-Overs Driven by SmokingTobias C. Vogt, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Mikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Rembrandt D. Scholz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Alyson A. van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.

4. How Inferences about Mortality Rates and Gradients Vary by Source of Mortality InformationJohn R. Warren, University of Minnesota; Carolina Milesi, University of Chicago; Karen Grigorian, University of Chicago; Melissa H. Humphries, University of Texas at Austin; Chandra Muller, University of Texas at Austin.

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