Publications

Complete list of Dr. Zimmer’s published work available in MyBibliography.

Select Publications

Zimmer Z, Bao L, Mayol NL, Chen F, Perez TLL and Duazo PL. 2017. Functional limitation trajectories and their determinants among women in the Philippines. Demographic Research. 36(30): 863-892. doi: 10.4054/DemRes.2017.36.30

Martin LG, Zimmer Z and Lee J.  2017.  Foundations of activity of daily living trajectories of older Americans.  Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 72(1): 129-139.  doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbv074.

Zimmer Z, Hanson HA and Smith KR. 2016. Offspring Socioeconomic Status and Parent Mortality Within a Historical Population. Demography. 53: 1583-1603. doi: 10.1007/s13524-016-0502-x.

Zimmer Z, Jagger C, Chiu C, Ofstedal M, Rojo F and Saito Y.  2016.  Spirituality, religiosity, aging and health in global perspective: A review.  Social Science and Medicine – Population Health. 2(December): 373-381. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2016.04.009.

Zimmer Z and Rubin S.  2016. Life expectancy with and without pain in the U.S. elderly Population.  Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.  doi: 10.1093/Gerona/glw028.

Zimmer Z, Hanson HA and Smith KR.  2016.  Childhood socioeconomic status, adult socioeconomic status, and old-age health trajectories: Connecting early, middle, and late life.  Demographic Research.  34(10): 285-320. (Winner of Editor’s Choice Award for Volume 34).  Available online at http:www.demographic-research.org/ Volumes/Vol34/10/.  doi: 10:4054/DemRes.2016.34.10.

Zimmer Z, Hidajat M and Saito Y.  2015.  Changes in total and disability-free life expectancy among older adults in China: Do they portend a compression of morbidity?  International Journal of Population Studies. 1(1): 4-18.  http://dx.doi.org/10.18063/IJPS.2015.01.001.

Zimmer Z, Rada C and Stoica C.  2014.  Migration, location and provision of support to older parents: The case of Romania.  International Journal of Population Ageing.7(3): 161-184. doi: 10.1007/s12062-014-9101-z.

Zimmer Z, Fang X and Tang Z.  2014.  Fifteen-year disability trends among older persons in the Beijing municipality of China. Journal of Aging and Health. 26(2): 207-230. doi: 10.1177/089826431351360.

Zimmer Z and Das S.  2014.  The poorest of the poor: Composition and wealth of older person households in sub-Saharan Africa.  Research on Aging. 36(3): 271-296. doi: 10.1177/016402751348589.

Zimmer Z, Martin L, Jones B and Nagin D.  2014.  Examining late-life functional limitation trajectories and their associations with underlying onset, recovery, and mortality.  Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 69(2): 275-286. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbt099.

Zimmer Z and the CRUMP Research Team. 2012.  Migration in Cambodia: Report of the Cambodian Rural-Urban Migration Project (CRUMP). Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Ministry of Planning, Government of Cambodia. Download available at: http://countryoffice.unfpa.org/cambodia/?publications=5857.

Zimmer Z and Korinek K.  2010.  Shifting coresidence near the end of life: Comparing decedents and survivors of a follow-up study in China. Demography.  47(3): 537-554. doi: 10.1353/dem.0.0116.

Zimmer Z.  2009.  Household composition among elders in Sub-Saharan Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS.  Journal of Marriage and the Family. 71(4): 1086-1099. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00654.x.

Zimmer Z.  2008.  Poverty, wealth inequality and health among older adults in rural Cambodia.  Social Science and Medicine. 66(1): 57-71. doi: org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.08.032.

Zimmer Z, Kaneda T and Spess L.  2007.  An examination of urban versus rural mortality in China using community and individual level data.  Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences. 62(5): 349-357.

Zimmer Z, Knodel J, Kim K and Puch S.  2006.  The impact of past conflicts and social disruption in Cambodia on the current generation of older adults.  Population and Development Review. 32(2): 333-360. (Revised version published in Susan McDaniel (ed.). 2008. Ageing.  Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications.) doi: 10.1111/j.1728-4457.2006.00122.x.

Zimmer Z and House J.  2003.  Education, income and functional limitation transitions among American adults: Contrasting onset and progression.  International Journal of Epidemiology. 32(6): 1089-1097. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyg254.

Zimmer Z and Kwong J.  2003.  Family size and support of older adults in urban and rural China: Current effects and future implications.  Demography. 40(1): 23-44. doi:10.1353/dem.2003.0010.

 

Select Conference Presentations & Posters

Zimmer Z. Trends in Pain Prevalence among Older Adults in the United States: 1992 to 2012. IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. San Francisco, USA, July 25, 2017.

Zimmer Z, Bao L, Perez TLL, Chen F, Mayol N and Duazo P. Functional limitation trajectories and determinants across mid-life among a high fertility chohort: findings from the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey. Annual Meeting of REVES (The International Network on Health Expectancy and the Disability Process).  Vienna, Austria, June 8, 2016.

Zimmer Z, Bao L, Chen F, Mayol NL, Perez TLL and Duazo P. 2016. Mid-life patterns in functional limitation and their earlier-life determinants among a high fertility cohort of women in the Philippines. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, DC, March 31, 2016.

Rubin S and Zimmer Z. 2015. Pain and self-assessed health: does the association vary across the life course? Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, San Diego, CA, April 30, 2015.

Zimmer Z and Gu D. Life expectancy in co-resident states among oldest-old Chinese: an alternative application of IMach.

Other presentations related to the Linking Spirituality and Religiosity to Life and Health Expectancy project can be found on it’s Publications page.