New paper published that examines the extent to which the Spanish language influences the way in which respondents report self-assessed health, "What’s in a word? Language and self-assessed health in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey," with Meredith Van Natta, University of California San Francisco.
The Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy team published a new article - Religiosity Dimensions and Disability-Free Life Expectancy in Taiwan. The article used eight years of panel data to investigate the association between three dimensions of religiosity and total and disability-free life expectancy. The team found that those who engage in … 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.