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Session 33:
Trends in disability and their implications

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

Chair: Danan Gu, Population Division, DESA/United Nations
Discussant: Rosa Gomez-Redondo, Universidad Nacional de EducaciĆ³n 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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