Publications.

Upcoming conference presentations

Symposium entitled “Religiosity, Health and Aging in International and Cross-Cultural Perspective” at the 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, taking place on July 24, 2017 in San Francisco, California.

Paper entitled “Religious participation and health: A global comparative study” at the IUSSP’s 2017 International Population Conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Oct. 29 – Nov. 4, 2017.

Poster entitled “Religion, Life Expectancy and Active Life Expectancy in the Unites States” at the IUSSP’s 2017 International Population Conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Oct. 29 – Nov. 4, 2017.

 

Journal Articles

Zimmer Z, Jagger C, Chiu C-T, Ofstedal MB, Rojo F, 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.

 

Conference presentations

Zimmer Z, Chiu C-T, Saito Y, Jagger C, Ofstedal MB and Lin Y-H. How do Multiple Dimensions of Religiosity Associate with Total and Disability-Free Life Expectancy among Older Adults in Taiwan? Annual Meeting of REVES (The International Network on Health Expectancy and the Disability Process). Santiago, Chile, May 19,  2017.

Ofstedal MB, Zimmer Z, Chiu C-T, Saito Y and Jagger C. Religion, Life and Active Life Expectancy in the United States. Annual Meeting of REVES (The International Network on Health Expectancy and the Disability Process). Santiago, Chile, May 19,  2017.

Chan A, Malhotra R, Zimmer Z, Ofstedal MB, Jagger C, Chiu C-T and Saito Y. Differentials in active life expectancy by religion/religiosity among older adults in Singapore. Annual Meeting of REVES (The International Network on Health Expectancy and the Disability Process). Santiago, Chile, May 19,  2017.

Jagger C, Libby G, Chiu C-T, Ofstedal MB, Saito Y and Zimmer Z. Are religion and spirituality determinants of differential health expectancy across Europe? Annual Meeting of REVES (The International Network on Health Expectancy and the Disability Process). Vienna, Austria, June 10, 2016.

Ofstedal MB, Saito Y, Chiu C-T, Jagger C and Zimmer Z. Religion, Life Expectancy, and Active Life Expectancy in the United States. Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, DC, March 31, 2016.

Zimmer Z, Jagger C and Chiu C-T. Do religious people live longer and healthier lives across all populations, cultures, health domains and ways of expressing religious conviction? Pew Research Center, Advancing the Demographic Study of Religion Conference. Washington, DC, March 29, 2016.

 

Other presentations

The presentation entitled “Spirituality Religiosity and Health in Global Perspective”  was given at the Center for Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand on December 19, 2016. Versions of this talk were also presented at: