Session 85:
Cross-National Studies of Adult Health and Mortality using SAGE and INDEPTH data

Friday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Wilson C
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Richard Suzman, National Institute on Aging (NIA), NIH

  1. Gender, Pensions, and Social Wellbeing in Rural South AfricaEnid Schatz, University of Missouri at Columbia; Xavier Gómez-Olivé, University of the Witwatersrand; Jane Menken, University of Colorado at Boulder; Stephen Tollman, University of the Witwatersrand; Margaret L. Ralston, University of Missouri at Columbia

  2. SAGE Wave 1: Vignette-Adjusted Health State and Objective Health Measures in Six Low and Middle Income CountriesSomnath Chatterji, World Health Organization (WHO); Paul Kowal, World Health Organization (WHO); Emese Verdes, World Health Organization (WHO)

  3. Estimating Adult Mortality in Africa and Asia Using Indepth Data from Health and Demographic Surveillance SystemsAyaga A. Bawah, INDEPTH Network; Momodou Jasseh, INDEPTH Network; Sureeporn Punpuing, Mahidol University; Alioune Diagne, INDEPTH Network; David J. Sharrow, University of Washington; Osman Sankoh, INDEPTH Network

  4. Correlates of Depressive Conditions: A Cross-Country Comparison Based on the Study of Global Aging and Adult Health (SAGE)Tristan Gorrindo, Georgetown University; Somnath Chatterji, World Health Organization (WHO); Paul Kowal, World Health Organization (WHO); Zachary Epstein, Georgetown University; Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University

  5. Health Disparities in Hypertension: A Comparison between Blacks and Whites in the United States and South AfricaSharon R. Williams, Purdue University

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