Session 142:
New Measurement Methods in Studies of Health and Aging

Saturday, May 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Conrad D
2nd Floor

Chair: William P. Marton, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Discussant: Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Comparison of Self- and Physician-Assessed Overall Health Status by SES & Race-Ethnicity among Older AmericansApril A. Greek, Battelle- Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation

  2. Health Perceptions, Social Indicators and Crime EventsLuis Rubalcava, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Paulina Oliva, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)

  3. Using Anchoring Vignettes to Improve Comparability of Self-Reported Health Measures: Evidence on Shifting Expectations for Health in Aging PopulationsJoshua A. Salomon, World Health Organization (WHO); Ajay Tandon, World Health Organization (WHO); Christopher J.L. Murray, World Health Organization (WHO)

  4. Disability and Assistance in the U.S. and SingaporeLois M. Verbrugge, University of Michigan; Kalyani K. Mehta, National University of Singapore; Maggie Wilkin, University of Michigan

  5. The Measurement of Psychological Well-Being among Aging AdultsKristen W. Springer, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Robert M. Hauser, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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