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Session 96:
Sex differences in risk factors, disability and mortality

Wednesday, September 30
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Karam 1

Chair: Yasuhiko Saito, Nihon University

  1. Sex differences in level and rate-of-change of self-reported physical function and grip strength in the Danish 1905-cohort studyAnna Oksuzyan, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Heiner Maier, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Matt McGue, University of Minnesota; Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark

  2. The narrowing sex differential in life expectancy: mortality improvement and its efficiencyZhen Zhang, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  3. Cause-of-death contribution to the female-male gap in mortality in the United StatesMagdalena Muszynska, Duke University; Roland Rau, University of Rostock

  4. Gender differences in the association of cardiovascular risk factors with education: a comparison of Costa Rica (CRELES) and the United States (NHANES)David Rehkopf, University of California, San Francisco; William H. Dow, University of California, Berkeley; Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica

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