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Session 112:
Biomarkers, health and demographic research

Thursday, July 21
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Salle Turgot

Chair: Michael D. Bracher, Independent Researcher

  1. Sleep duration and health: results of the Moscow pilot study on physiological mechanisms of stress-related hazardMaria A. Shkolnikova, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Blake Aber, Columbia University; Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University

  2. Biomarkers in demographic and health surveys: promising tools for policy makingJasbir K. Sangha, ORC Macro; Alfredo L. Fort, ORC Macro

  3. Explaining the Hispanic paradox in the United States using biomarkers for Mexicans in the United States and MexicoEileen Crimmins, University of Southern California; Beth Soldo, University of Pennsylvania; Jung Ki Kim, University of Southern California

  4. Determinants of mortality at older ages: the role of biological markersCassio M. Turra, Princeton University; Noreen Goldman, Princeton University; Christopher L. Seplaki, Princeton University; Dana A. Glei, University of California, Berkeley; Yu-Hsuan Lin, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan; Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University

  5. Self-reported and independently assessed measures of population health compared: results from the Accra women’s health surveyAllan G. Hill, Harvard University; John K. Anarfi, University of Ghana; Rudolph Darko, Ghana Medical School; Rosemary B. Duda, Harvard Medical School

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