Session 51:
Understanding Mortality Change: Variance, Nonlinearities, Interactions

Thursday, March 30
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Santa Anita AB
Lobby Level

Chair: Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University
Discussant: Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University

  1. Using Biomarkers as Indicators of Frailty to Understand Deviation from the Gompertz Mortality Curve at the Oldest AgesEileen Crimmins, University of Southern California; Dawn Alley, University of Southern California; Jung Ki Kim, University of Southern California; Arun Karlamangla, University of California, Los Angeles; Teresa E. Seeman, University of California, Los Angeles

  2. Cumulative Index of Age-Associated Health Disorders as a Major Indicator of Aging Processes and Mortality Risks in Elderly Populations: Results from Analyses of the National Long-Term Care SurveyAliaksandr Kulminski, Duke University; Igor Akushevich, Duke University; Kenneth C. Land, Duke University; Konstantin G. Arbeev, Duke University

  3. Sex Mortality Differentials in the United States: The Role of Cohort Smoking PatternsSam Preston, University of Pennsylvania; Haidong Wang, University of Pennsylvania

  4. The Secrets of Long Life from Longitudinal DataAnatoliy I. Yashin, Duke University; Igor Akushevich, Duke University; Konstantin G. Arbeev, Duke University; Liudmila Akushevich, Duke University; Svetlana V. Ukraintseva, Duke University

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