Session 85:
Socioeconomic Status and Health among the Elderly in the U.S.

Friday, May 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: Robert M. Hauser, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Thomas DiPrete, Duke University

  1. Trends in Socioeconomic Differentials in Mortality and Risk Factor Distributions by Age, Race, and GenderIrma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Kirsten Smith, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Inequality in Adult Mortality in the United States: Measurement and DeterminantsEmmanuela E. Gakidou, World Health Organization (WHO); Ajay Tandon, World Health Organization (WHO); Gary King, Harvard University

  3. Functioning, Disability and Health among Older Americans: Evidence from the National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2000Diane S. Shinberg, University of Memphis

  4. The Cumulative Impact of Job Characteristics on Health at MidlifeJohn R. ("Rob") Warren, University of Minnesota; Pascale Carayon, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Peter Honnakker, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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