Thursday, April 11 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Meeting Room 203 (Level 2)

Session 86
Spatial Distribution of Diseases and Deaths

Chair: Livia Montana, Harvard University
Discussant: Corey S. Sparks, University of Texas at San Antonio

1. The Role of Changing Socioeconomic Conditions, Healthcare, and Health Behaviors in U.S. County-Level Mortality Trends, 2000-2015Nick Graetz , University of Pennsylvania; Irma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania.

2. A Spatially Informed Demographic Assessment of Extreme-Heat Mortality in the United States, 1979-2011.Bryan Jones , CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Gillian Dunn, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Deborah L. Balk, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Paradorn Wongchanapai, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY).

3. Infant Mortality Across the Rural-Urban Gradient in the United StatesEmily Shrider , University of Wisconsin-Madison; H Daphne Kuo, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Russell Kirby, University of South Florida; Amy Godecker, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Deborah Ehrenthal, University of Wisconsin–Madison.

4. Trends in Spatial Inequality in Mortality in the United StatesYana Vierboom , University of Pennsylvania; Samuel Preston, University of Pennsylvania.

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