Meredith Van Natta, a PhD candidate at the University of California San Francisco, and Dr. Zimmer recently published a paper, "What’s in a word? Language and self-assessed health in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey." They used data from the NHANES to examine the extent to which the Spanish language influences the way in … Continue reading New paper using data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
April 25, 2019 Dr. Zimmer and the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy team published a new article - Religiosity Dimensions and Disability-Free Life Expectancy in Taiwan. Figure 2. Net gain or loss in TLE, DFLE, and DLE years at age 70, comparing the highest and lowest levels of religiosity, and 95% confidence … Continue reading New article published in the Journal of Aging and Health
The Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy team published an article that examines the extent to which religious activity distinguishes the mortality experiences of older adults living in Taiwan. Check out the article here: Does Religious Activity Distinguish the Mortality Experiences of Older Taiwanese? An Analysis Using Eighteen Years of Follow-Up Data
The Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy team published an article using the World Values Survey to understand global connections between indicators of religiosity and health and how these links differ cross-nationally. Check out the article here: Religiosity and health: A global comparative study.
In September, Dr. Zimmer's paper entitled, "Migration and left-behind parents and children of migrants in Cambodia: a look at household composition and the economic situation," was published in Asian Population Studies. The paper was co-authored by M. Van Natta, a doctoral candidate at UCSF.
The project team's paper on religion, life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy among older women and men in the Unites States was recently accepted for publication in The Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. Follow the link to read the accepted manuscript: https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gby098.
Dr. Zimmer's recent article "Persistent, Consistent, and Extensive: The Trend of Increasing Pain Prevalence in Older Americans", co-authored with Dr. Anna Zajacova, has now been published in the Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. This article sets to assess trends in pain prevalence from 1992 to 2014 among older U.S. adults and by major population subgroups, … Continue reading New Research Published
Please follow the link to view an early release of our paper on functional limitation trajectories of the Cebu cohort - Functional limitation trajectories and their determinants among women in the Philippines. It took several years and numerous rounds of analysis to finally complete this paper, but I believe the time and effort was worth it … Continue reading Early release of paper to be published in Demographic Research
Be sure to check out Dr. Zimmer's latest publication in the October 2016 issue of Demography - Offspring Socioeconomic Status and Parent Mortality Within a Historical Population. Partial funding for this research is from the Early Life Conditions, Survival, and Health: A Pedigree-Based Population Study. Dr. Heidi Hanson and Dr. Ken Smith from the University of Utah are co-authors … Continue reading New publication!