Session 93:
Environmental Impacts on Population, Health, and Quality of Life

Friday, May 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Board Room 2
3rd Floor

Chair: Vinod Mishra, East West Center
Discussant: Daniel J. Hogan, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

  1. Air Pollution, Health, and Socioeconomic Status: The Effect of Outdoor Air Quality on Childhood AsthmaMatthew J. Neidell, University of Chicago

  2. The 1997 Malaysian Forest Fires: Respiratory Hospitalizations in Persons with a History of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseJoshua A. Mott, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Clinton J. Alverson, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); David Mannino, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Andrew Kiyu, Sarawak Health Department, Malaysia; Jamila Hashim, Sarawak Health Department, Malaysia; Ken Falter, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Stephen Redd, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  3. Unequal Burdens: The Demographics of Noxious Industrial Activity in Metropolitan AreasPamela Davidson, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  4. Rural Out-Migration and Environmental Risk: Examining the Association between Hazardous Waste Facilities and Population LossLori M. Hunter, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jeannette Sutton, University of Colorado at Boulder

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