Session 45:
Health and health inequalities at older ages

Friday, June 23
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Room 8

Chair: Patrick Festy, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  1. Functional disability and diabetes among Latin American and Caribbean eldersFlavia Andrade, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  2. Health inequalities tracking into old age: examples and prospects from The English Longitudinal Study Of Ageing (ELSA)Elizabeth Breeze, University College London; Mary Pierce, University College London; James Nazroo, University College London; Michael Marmot, University College London

  3. Do elderly people feel sad and depressed? Mental health of ageing people. A cross-country comparison based on SHAREIsabella Buber-Ennser, Vienna Institute of Demography

  4. Gender differences in the onset of disease at old age: the effects of socio-economic and behavioural factors. Results from the English Longitudinal Study of AgeingEdlira Gjonca, University College London; Arjan Gjonca, London School of Economics

  5. Mortality in old age: an investigation in the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (MRC CFAS)Cherie McCracken, Royal Liverpool University Hospital

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