Session 124:
Measurement Issues in Aging Research: Self-Report, Biomarkers, ADLs/IADLs, Active Life Expectancy

Friday, May 2
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Directors Row 2
3rd Floor

Chair: Ellen Kramarow, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Discussant: Jennifer Madans, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  1. The Contribution of Biomarkers versus Self-Reported Measures for Understanding Self-Rated HealthNoreen Goldman, Princeton University; Dana A. Glei, Georgetown University; Ming-Cheng Chang, Taiwan Provincial Institute of Family Planning

  2. The Accuracy of Self Reported Anthropometric Measures and Self Reported Diabetes in Nationally Representative Samples of Older Adults in MexicoAlberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Beth Soldo, University of Pennsylvania; Rebeca Wong, University of Maryland

  3. Self-Reported Health among Older Bangladeshis: How Good a Health Indicator Is It?Omar Rahman, Harvard University; Arthur J. Barsky, Harvard Medical School

  4. Self-Rated Health and Subsequent Health Outcomes: Do the Relationships Extend to a Low Income Setting?Elizabeth Frankenberg, University of California, Los Angeles; Nathan Jones, RAND

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