Session 120:
Gender, Health and Mortality

Friday, May 2
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Marquette
2nd Floor

Chair: Anne Pebley, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Mary Brinton, Harvard University

  1. Cause-Specific Contributions to Sex Differences in Adult Mortality among Whites and African Americans between 1960 and 1995Irma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Greg L. Drevenstedt, University of Pennsylvania

  2. The Influence of Cross-Gender Conversational Networks on Responses to AIDS in Rural MalawiHans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Gender, Lifetime Socioeconomic Environments, and Health among the Elderly: The Cases of Taiwan and JapanYean-Ju Lee, University of Hawaii at Honolulu; Yasuhiko Saito, Nihon University; Yi-Li Chuang, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan

  4. Gender, Education and Mortality across Age: Does Schooling Have the Same Effect on Mortality for Men and Women?Anna Zajacova, Princeton University

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