Wednesday, September 30 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   •   Karam 1

Session 129:
A graceful exit? Health and mortality of the elderly

Chair: Jean Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)

  1. Intergenerational support and subjective health of the elderly in rural China: a gender-based longitudinal studyShuzhuo Li, Xi'an Jiaotong University ; Lu Song, Soochow University ; Marcus W. Feldman, Stanford University

  2. Age and depression in late life: a longitudinal study of older CanadiansZheng Wu, University of Victoria ; Christoph M. Schimmele, University of Victoria

  3. Social inequalities in health expectancy of elderly : evidence from the HID SurveyCristina Giudici, Università di Roma "La Sapienza" ; Maria Felice Arezzo, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

  4. Improvements in mortality rates among people aged 60 years and over in Brazil over 1980-2006Nelson Otávio Beltrão Campos, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais ; Renata Braga de Albuquerque Campos, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

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