Session 3:
Adult Health and Mortality in Developing Countries

Thursday, March 30
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Santa Anita AB
Lobby Level

Chair: Kenneth H. Hill, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Philip W. Setel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. Adult Mortality in Southern Africa Using Deaths Reported by Households: Some Methodological Issues and ResultsRob Dorrington, University of Cape Town; Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Simon Gregson, Imperial College

  2. Adult Mortality in a Rural Area of Senegal: Trends and Causes of DeathGéraldine Duthé, Institut national d'études démographiques (INED); Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  3. Levels and Trends in Adult Background Mortality in Sub-Saharan AfricaPatrick Gerland, United Nations; François Pelletier, United Nations; Thomas Buettner, United Nations

  4. Adult Health and Mortality in the Gambia: Relationships between Anthropometric Status and Adult Mortality RiskRebecca Sear, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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