Affiliation: Emory University
- Reasons for and challenges of recent increases in teen birth rates: a study of family planning service policies and demographic changes at the state levelZhou Yang
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Adolesc Health 46:517-24. 2010..After declining for over a decade, the birth rate in the United States for adolescents aged 15-19 years increased by 3% in 2006 and 1% again in 2007. We examined demographic and policy reasons for this trend at state level...
- Convergence of body mass with aging: the longitudinal interrelationship of health, weight, and survivalZhou Yang
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Econ Hum Biol 6:469-81. 2008..The interesting prediction of our model is that the average body size of an elderly cohort will converge to the normal weight range through a process of survival, senescence, and behavioral adjustment...
- Racial disparities in contraceptive use between student and nonstudent populationsLaura M Gaydos
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:589-95. 2010....