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Session 27:
Mortality and causes of death in elderly populations in high-income countries

Tuesday, July 19
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Salle Quesnay

Chair: France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  1. Comparing underlying and multiple causes of death in analysing mortality among the elderly: United States, 1986-1997Isaac W. Eberstein, Florida State University; Charles B. Nam, Florida State University; Kathleen M. Heyman, Florida State University

  2. Regularities and deviations in mortality trends of the developed worldElisabetta Barbi, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. East- West mortality divide: what is the role of advanced ages?Marketa Pechholdova, Max Planck Institute For Demographic Research; Domantas Jasilionis, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Dmitri A. Jdanov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  4. The study of the strength of the mortality curve of the old and the very old in France, today and in the future Nicolas Brouard, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Agnès Lièvre, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Christopher Heathcote, Australian National University

  5. Does the recent evolution of Canadian mortality in old age agree with epidemiological transition theory?Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal; Marie-Hélène Lussier, Département de démographie, Université de Montréal et CIED; Robert Choinière, Institut national de santé publique du Québec

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