Session 84:
Gender Differences in Adult Health and Mortality

Friday, April 18
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Oak Alley
4th floor

Chair: Ulrich Mueller, University of Marburg
Discussant: Marilyn Sinkewicz, Columbia University
Discussant: Ronny Westerman, Philipps-University Marburg

  1. Gender Differences in Measures of Health in a UK Population Based Survey of Older People: A Latent Variable Modeling ApproachGeorge B Ploubidis, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  2. Gender Differences in Trajectories of Health Limitations in Germany between 1995 and 2001. A Study Based on the German Socio Economic Panel (SOEP)Rasmus Hoffmann, University of Rostock

  3. Economic Transition, Male Competition, and Sex Differences in Mortality RatesDaniel J Kruger, University of Michigan; Randolph M Nesse, University of Michigan

  4. The Male-Female Health-Survival Paradox: A Survey and Register Study of the Impact of Sex-Specific Selection and Information BiasAnna Oksuzyan, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Inge Petersen, University of Southern Denmark; Henrik Stovring, University of Southern Denmark; Matt McGue, University of Minnesota; Paul Bingley, University of Aarhus; Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark

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