Monday, September 28 / 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM   •   Fès 1B

Session 33:
Trends in disability and their implications

Chair: Danan Gu, Population Division, DESA/United Nations
Discussant: Rosa Gomez-Redondo, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)

  1. Trends of disability-free life expectancies of Chinese elderly, 1987-2006Xiaochun Qiao, Peking University

  2. Age pattern of onset of disability and treatment seeking behaviour of disabled persons in IndiaSangram Kishor Patel, International Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) ; Laishram Ladusingh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  3. The effect of dementia trends and treatments on longevity and disability over the next 20 yearsCarol Jagger, University of Leicester ; Ruth Matthews, University of Leicester ; Adelina Comas-Herrera, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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