Poster Session 4:
Aging, Population Trends and Methods, Religion and Gender

Friday, May 2
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  1. Census 2000 as a Source of Data on DisabilityJohn Haaga, Population Reference Bureau

  2. Cognitive Impairment as a Predictor of Functional Declines; Japanese Cohort StudyHiroko H. Dodge, University of Pittsburgh; Takashi Kadowaki, Shiga University of Medical Science; Takehito Hayakawa, Shiga University of Medical Science; Hirotsugu Ueshima, Shiga University of Medical Science

  3. Social Environment and Cognitive Function in an Elderly PopulationDavid A. Landau, Georgetown University; Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University; Shu-Hui Lin, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan

  4. Disability Transition Risk: Estimates from Russian Panel Data with Modifications for KazakhstanCharles Becker, University of Colorado at Boulder; Irina Merkuryeva, St. Petersburg State University

  5. A Geographic Assessment of Changes in Elderly Disability in the US: 1990-2000Ge Lin, West Virginia University

  6. Changes in the Prevalence of ADL Limitation among Older Asians: A Cross-Country ComparisonMary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan; Angelique Chan, National University of Singapore; Albert Hermalin, University of Michigan; Josefina Natividad, University of the Philippines

  7. Ageing of the Dying, Ageing of Experiencing DeathAlain Monnier, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Sophie Pennec, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  8. Socio-Demographic Determinants of Comorbidity at the Time of Death in Four Asian American GroupsMira M. Hidajat, Pennsylvania State University

  9. The Impact of Worklife Patterns on Health at Older AgesJoan R. Kahn, University of Maryland

  10. Relative Deprivation and Health among the Elderly in TaiwanJennifer Dowd, Princeton University

  11. A Study of Elderly Care and the Well-being of the Elderly in ChinaPeiyun She, University of California, Berkeley

  12. Mobility Difficulty among Older Persons in India: Evidence from the National Sample SurveyManisha Sengupta, Johns Hopkins University; Emily M. Agree, Johns Hopkins University

  13. Is an Impaired Nutritional Status Passed on from One Generation to the Next? A Case Study among adolescents and their parents in Matlab, BangladeshAlinda Bosch, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  14. Do Intergenerational Transfers Reduce Household Income Inequality among Older People in Peninsular Malaysia?Julie DaVanzo, RAND; Shahina Amin, University of Northern Iowa

  15. Work Participation and Decision Making Pattern of Rural Women in South India- A Micro Level AnalysisJyothi Santhosh, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore; Gracy Paily, University of California, Berkeley

  16. Various Motives of Bequest in IndonesiaTurro Wongkaren, University of Hawaii at Manoa

  17. Attitude toward Reliance on Children as Old Age Suport in Transitional TaiwanLi-Shou Yang, University of Michigan

  18. Racial Difference in Family Lineages in the United StatesRongjun Sun, Cleveland State University; Sarah Matthews, Cleveland State University

  19. Race and the Living Arrangements of Elderly Brazilians 1970-1998Susan De Vos, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Flavia Andrade, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  20. Living Arrangements of Older Women and Men in EgyptKathryn M. Yount, Emory University

  21. Living Arrangements of the Elderly in South AfricaAmadou Noumbissi, University of Pennsylvania; Chuks Mbamaonyeukwu, University of Pennsylvania

  22. Examining Living Arrangements of Widows in India Using Core National Family Health Survey DataPushpanjali Swain, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare

  23. Korean American Elderly Transitions to Independent LivingJibum Kim, University of Chicago

  24. Women, Ethnicity and Ageing in the UKMahmood Messkoub, Leeds University

  25. An Ethnic Comparison of the Economic Situation of Widows: Longitudinal Evidence from the H-EPESE and AHEADJacqueline L. Angel, University of Texas at Austin; Cynthia Buckley, University of Texas at Austin; Ronald Angel, University of Texas at Austin; Maren Andrea Jimenez, University of Texas at Austin

  26. Race Inequities in Women’s Retirement: An Evaluation of the Intervening Effects of Health, Wealth, and Work and Family HistoriesTyson Brown, University of Florida

  27. About the Imbalance of Power between Men and Women – A Case Study from AustriaIrene M. Tazi-Preve, Austrian Academy of Sciences

  28. Social Security, Employment, and Retirement Outcomes for Single MothersRichard W. Johnson, Urban Institute; Melissa M. Favreault, Urban Institute

  29. Retirement and Work, Work and Retirement: How Do We Know?John Scott, University of Maryland

  30. Securing Family Benefits: Social Security Reform in the 21st CenturyPamela Herd, University of Michigan

  31. What's Acceptable to Ask? Exploring Questions about Sexual Behavior with Women in North IndiaShelah S. Bloom, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Sunita Singh, Banaras Hindu University; Kaushalendra K. Singh, Banaras Hindu University

  32. Religion and the Ideal Number of Children in Developed CountriesAlicia Adsera, University of Illinois at Chicago

  33. On the Effects of Presence of Others during Interview in a Large Scale National Family Health Survey in IndiaKrishna Mohan P.V.T., Surat NHL Municipal Medical College

  34. Methods for Measuring Pregnancy Intentions: Examining Intentions of Women’s First, Last and Current Pregnancies in a Sample of Women from New OrleansIlene S. Speizer, DynCorp; John S. Santelli, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Aimee Afable, Tulane University

  35. A Spatial Microsimulation Model for Rural Ireland—Evidence from the 2002 Irish Census of PopulationEmily Wiemers, Rural Economy Research Centre, Ireland; Dimitris Ballas, University of Leeds; Graham Clarke, University of Leeds

  36. Adjusting the Age Distribution of the Population Age 85 and over in the 1990 CensusMonique B. Williams, U.S. Census Bureau

  37. Will the Long Term Historical Database at the Census Tract Level Improve the Accuracy of the Long Term Population Projection for Census Tracts?S. Simon Choi, Southern California Association of Governments; Jung Won Son, University of California, Los Angeles

  38. Core Based Statistical Areas, 1960-2000Todd K. Gardner, U.S. Census Bureau

  39. Future Household Transportation Demand: A Comparative Analysis of the U.S. and AustriaAlexia Fuernkranz-Prskawetz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Leiwen Jiang, Peking University; Brian C. O'Neill, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

  40. On the Indirect Estimation Method and Application of Age-Specific Fertility Rate and Total Fertility RateGuangzhou Wang, China Population Information and Research Center (CPIRC)

  41. Population Momentum under Gradual Demographic Transitions and Ultimate Population SizeSushil Khanal, Centre for Research Development Programme; I.P. Panthee; Rabi Khanal

  42. The Statistical Modeling of the Fertility of Chinese WomenDudley L. Poston, Texas A&M University

  43. Hindu-Muslim Differentials in Fertility: A Visit to Minority HypothesisAparajita Chatterjee, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Ram B. Bhagat, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Tarun K. Roy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  44. Many Faiths of Many Regions: Exploring County-Level Religion Statistics in the United StatesClifford Grammich, RAND

  45. Explaining Fertility Differentials in the Contemporary Jewish PopulationDawn S. Hurst, Ohio State University; Frank Mott, Ohio State University

  46. Is Fertility Impaired among the Longevous Women? Testing the Evolutionary Theories of AgingNatalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago; Leonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago; Galina N. Evdokushkina, Ministry of Health, Russia; Victoria G. Semyonova, Ministry of Health, Russia

  47. Effects of Heterogeneity on the Spread of HIV/AIDS among Intravenous Drug Users in a Spatially Structured EnvironmentJohn R. D'Souza, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Lysander M. Menezes, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  48. Demographic Constraints on Regional Development in the EU's PeripheryDavid A. Swanson, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration

  49. The Characteristics of Wisconsin Communities That Increased Household Size between 1990 and 2000Donald Harrier, State of Wisconsin; David A. Egan-Robertson, State of Wisconsin

  50. Tenure Shift in Contemporary Urban China: A Longitudinal AnalysisYouqin Huang, University at Albany, State University of New York

  51. The Birth of a Nation: The Demography of East TimorThomas M McDevitt, U.S. Census Bureau; Peter Johnson, U.S. Census Bureau

  52. Higher Decadal Population Growth Rate in Bihar, Northern State in India, during 1991-2001: An Investigation for Possible Reasons from the Preliminary Census 2001 DataAjay Pandey, National Commission on Population (NCP)

  53. Assessing the Socio-Demographic Impact of Hurricane Floyd in Eastern North Carolina: Combining Quantitative, Qualitative, and Spatial MethodsDaniel H. de Vries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  54. Analysis of Demographic Segmentation of Local Residents in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area: A GIS Approach for the Potential Park VisitorsBob D. Lee, Pennsylvania State University; Alan Graefe, Pennsylvania State University; Robert Burns, University of Florida

  55. Changes in Status and Autonomy of Women in the Brazilian Demographic ProcessesJose Eustáquio Diniz Alves, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

  56. Determinants and Manifestations of Women’s Autonomy in Bolivia and NicaraguaTina Huntsman, Brigham Young University; Dallan F. Flake, Brigham Young University; Tim B. Heaton, Brigham Young University

  57. Agreement between Husband and Wife Reports of Domestic Violence: Evidence from Poor Refugee Communities in LebanonMarwan Khawaja, American University of Beirut; Mylene Salem, American University of Beirut

  58. Violence against Women and Self-Reported Reproductive Morbidity: Relationship ExaminedGurumurthy Rangaiyan, Population Council; Ravi K. Verma, Population Council; Rajib Acharya, ORC Macro and Johns Hopkins University; Madhumita Das, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  59. Measuring Gender Differentials in MigrationBenoy Peter, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  60. The Demography of Demography: Gender Transformation of a Social ScienceSimona Bignami, University of Pennsylvania; Meredith A. Kleykamp, Princeton University; Ann Morning, Princeton University