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Poster Session 4:
Poster Session 4: health and ageing

Thursday, October 1
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  1. Impact of demographic and dietary behavior on prevalence of metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance in Egyptian adolescentsNebal Abdel-Rahman, National Nutrition Institute, Cairo; Dina I Shehab, National Nutrition Institute, Cairo; Awatif Abdel Maksoud, National Nutrition Institute, Cairo; Mervat Ismail, National Nutrition Institute, Cairo

  2. Economic consequences of ageing in EuropeRoberta R Adami, University of Westminster; Orla Gough, University of Westminster

  3. Economic liberalization and state sovereignty: implications for family welfare services in NigeriaAdunola Adepoju, University of Lagos; Mercy Onwuama, University of Lagos

  4. Emerging obesity among married Indian women: role of changing lifestyle and dietPraween Kumar Agrawal, India HIV/AIDS Alliance

  5. Health and health care of elderly living alone in India: an urgent need for public support systemSutapa Agrawal, Epidemiologist, SANCD

  6. Limitations of spouse and children in supporting older people in Nigeria: implications and policy relevanceAkanni I. Akinyemi, Obafemi Awolowo University; Joshua Aransiola, Obafemi Awolowo University; Olusina Bamiwuye, Obafemi Awolowo University; Funmi Banjo, Obafemi Awolowo University

  7. Socioeconomic factors differentiating maternal and child health-seeking behavior in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional analysisRuhul Amin, Johns Hopkins University; Nirali M. Shah, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  8. The impact of the 1997 financial crisis on intergenerational transfers in Korea using the national transfer accountsChong-Bum An, Sungkyunkwan University; Eul-Sik Gim, Gyeonggi Research Institute (GRI); Namhui Hwang, Sungkyunkwan University

  9. Anemia testing in men: indications from the silently vulnerable?Avril Armstrong, Macro International Inc.

  10. Socio-demographic analyses of suicidal attitudes of young women in Kermanshah, an Iranian provinceAli Ayaseh, Shiraz University; Sajede Vaezzade, Jahad-e Daneshgahi University

  11. Validating the place of onchocerciasis in migrationOyekanmi Babatimehin, Obafemi Awolowo University; N.O Adeoye, Obafemi Awolowo University; Sina Ayanlade, Dept. of Geography, King's College London

  12. School and disability: inclusion in the Italian regionsGiordana Baldassarre, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT); Paola Muccitelli, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT)

  13. Magisterial district childhood mortality in South Africa: an application of geographically weighted regression approachMartin Bangha, University of Pennsylvania

  14. Couples' demographic and economic differentials: pointers to childhood complete immunization uptake in NigeriaFunmi Banjo, Obafemi Awolowo University; Soladoye S. Asa, Obafemi Awolowo University

  15. Elderly in rural India: a health concernDhananjay W Bansod, Institute for Social and Economic Change

  16. Does women's schooling translate to their positive health outcomes? A study of rural north India.Sharmishtha Basu, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Shiv Narayan Sidh, Government Degree College

  17. Intrahousehold support for healthcare expenditures in KeralaManasi R. Bawdekar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  18. Impact of armed conflict on reproductive health of women in Kashmir, IndiaBashir A Bhat, Kashmir University

  19. Eric Bologo, Université Catholique de Louvain; Patiende Pascal Nana, Institut Superieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP)

  20. Sandwich generation and female occupation in an ageing society: the case of ItalyValeria Bordone, University of Mannheim; Alessandro Rosina, Università Cattolica, Milan

  21. Life expectancy and its relationship to the severity of an incapacity or disadvantage: new estimations for Quebec and the Canadian regions in 2001Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal; Karine Garneau, Institut national de santé publique du Québec; Robert Choinière, Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ)

  22. Public transfers by age: a comparison between 1994 and 2006 (Uruguay)Marisa Bucheli, Universidad de la República, Uruguay; Cecilia González, Universidad de la República, Uruguay; Cecilia Olivieri, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

  23. Scenarios in a demographic counter ageing societyRaimondo Cagiano de Azevedo, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Cinzia Castagnaro, Instituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT)

  24. Mortality differentials among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United StatesVirginia S. Cain, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

  25. Disability-free life expectancy in Costa Rica: gender differencesMirela C.S. Camargos, Fundação João Pinheiro; Marcos Gonzaga, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Gilbert Brenes-Camacho, Universidad de Costa Rica

  26. A new conceptual framework for socioeconomic conditions during the life cycle as determinants of health of elderlyNelson Otávio Beltrão Campos, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Laura R. Wong, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

  27. Marie-Hélène Cazes, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Gil Bellis, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  28. Estimating household healthcare expenses for treatment of locally important diseases by sample size constrained network samplingArijit Chaudhuri, Indian Statistical Institute; Shankar Dihidar, Indian Statistical Institute

  29. Sana Chebbi, Faculté de sciences économiques et de gestion de Tunis

  30. Social inequalities in life expectancy during the transition period of economic crisis (1995-2005) in KoreaYoungtae Cho, Seoul National University

  31. Increasing ageing population and challenges for the welfare of the aged: the case of GhanaEugene Darteh, University of Cape Coast

  32. Neonatal mortality in Indian regions: the hidden factor behind the slow progress of children’s well beingPartha De, Indian Statistical Institute

  33. Virginie Dejoux, Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité (INRETS); Aline Alauzet, Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité (INRETS); Jimmy Armoogum, Institut National de Recherche sur les Transports et leur Sécurité (INRETS)

  34. Living arrangements and the availability of intergenerational support: a comparison between Germany and FranceJuergen Dorbritz, Federal Institute for Population Research, Germany; Robert Naderi, Federal Institute for Population Research, Germany

  35. How does the age of a child affect parental mortality?Sven Drefahl, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  36. Tempo effect of child mortality rate in the MENA region from the perspective of Millennium Development Goals: a policy debateArdeshir Entezari, Centre for Population Studies and Research, Tehran; Nader Motie Haghshenas, Population Studies and Research Center in Asia and the Pacific; Somayeh Karami Nia, Population Studies & Reaserch Center in Asia & the Pacific

  37. Disabled persons and health care prevention programmes: a case study of deaf and (or) leprosy persons in NigeriaEzinne Enwereji, Abia State University

  38. Maude Espagnacq, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Jean-Francois Ravaud, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS); Marlène Lamy, Université Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne

  39. Maude Espagnacq, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Nicolas Brouard, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Jean-Francois Ravaud, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

  40. The use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the study of health inequalities. Its application in North-Eastern ArgentinaMaría Alejandra Fantin, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET); Norma Cristina Meichtry, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)

  41. Demographic and socio-economic determinates of tempo effect of IMR in the ESCAP regions: policy-long view on regional balanceMahsa Fattahi, Independent Researcher; Seyed Kabir Fattahi, Allameh Tabatabaee University

  42. Theoretical ideas about the gender gap in life-expectancy in AustriaPriska Flandorfer, Vienna Institute of Demography; Katrin Fliegenschnee, Vienna Institute of Demography

  43. Monitoring child growth: challenges and findings from the Nairobi urban health and demographic surveillance systemJean-Christophe Fotso, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  44. The influence of family support on experiences of ageing and HIV/AIDS in rural MalawiEmily Freeman, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  45. Intergenerational transmission of cancersJoop Garssen, Statistics Netherlands; Anton Kunst, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Ingeborg Deerenberg, Statistics Netherlands; Johan P. Mackenbach, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam

  46. Pregnancy status, perinatal care and child healthMahmoud Ghazi-Tabatabaee, University of Tehran; Tavakkol Aghayari Hir, University of Tehran; AbouAli Vedad Hir, Tabriz University

  47. Infant and child mortality estimates and its determining factors for social subgroups: a district level analysisShreeparna Ghosh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  48. Injury surveillance system in Bangladesh: a new approachSheikh M. Giashuddin, Jagannath University; AKM Fazlur Rahman, Center for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB); Aminur Rahman, Center for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh (CIPRB)

  49. Elder abuse as a likely risk factor for adverse health related outcomes. Its incidence and recognition in Mexico cityLiliana Giraldo Rodríguez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

  50. Céline Goffette, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  51. Disability life table by cause for insured workers in Brazil, 1999-2002Marilia Gomes, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Everton Lima, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Moema G.B. Figoli, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

  52. Aging of Cuban population as a consequence of low fertility conditions and international migrationMadelín Gómez León, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Esther María León Díaz, Centro de Estudios de Población y Desarrollo (CEPDE). ONE.

  53. Whether the poverty of women in childhood and adult ages affect quality of their health in later years?R.S. Goyal, Indian Institute of Health Management (IIHMR)

  54. Determinants of health in Belarus: evidence from the “Income and Expenditures of Households” SurveyPavel M. Grigoriev, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Olga G. Grigorieva, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  55. Dynamics of family support for the elderly in rural India: the influence of co-residence with childrenPapiya Guha Mazumdar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Sumit Mazumdar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  56. Does lifestyle matter in prevalence of tuberculosis: evidence from IndiaSantosh Gupta, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  57. Mortality and epidemiological transition in Bangladesh: the experiences in 20th centuryMohammad Mainul Islam, University of Dhaka

  58. Financial barriers to accessing primary health care in New ZealandSantosh Jatrana, University of Otago; Peter Crampton, University of Otago

  59. Equal distribution of disease, unequal distribution of cure: using biological data to highlight health services inequities in sub-Saharan AfricaKiersten Johnson, Macro International Inc.

  60. Life course socioeconomic disadvantage and cardiovascular health among urban older adults in Latin AmericaAntwan Jones, Bowling Green State University; Franklin Goza, Bowling Green State University

  61. Estimating maternal mortality from population censuses: the case of ZimbabweNicholas Jonga, Central Statistical Office; Godfrey Matsinde, Central Statistical Office; Kenneth Hill, Harvard University

  62. Population ageing and older persons’ health in South AfricaJané D. Joubert, Medical Research Council of South Africa

  63. The programmes of prevention of suicide in France and its consequence for longevityAlain Jourdain, Ecole des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP); Martine Bellanger, Ecole Nationale de la Santé Publique (ENSP); Agnès Batt-Moillo, Université de Rennes I

  64. The effects of the social protection on the risk of disability in FranceAlain Jourdain, Ecole des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP); Bernard Lucas, Ecole des hautes études en santé publique (EHESP)

  65. Risk of development of cancer of leading sites in India. A cohort approachAtul Juneja, National Institute of Research in Medical Statistics (ICMR), India; Tulsi Adhikari, National Institute of Medical Statistics (ICMR)

  66. Unattended death causes amongst elderly population in developing countries: the case of BrazilPaulo Jurza, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Daylin Javique, Centro de Estudios Demográficos (CEDEM); Rodrigo Arantes, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

  67. Child mortality and household characteristics: is child mortality a question of household type and size?Allen Kabagenyi, Department of Population Studies, Institute of Statistics & Applied Economics, Makerere University

  68. Aid effectiveness in Bangladesh: case study of health and population sectorMohammad Kabir, Jahangirnagar University; Tofayel Ahmed, Bangladesh Population Association

  69. Social determinants and cardiovascular disease: analysis from the English longitudinal study of ageingYumiko Kamiya, Trinity College Dublin

  70. Comparison of direct and indirect childhood mortality trends in high HIV settingsChifundo Kanjala, University of Cape Town

  71. Malick Kante, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Emmanuelle Guyavarch, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  72. Malick Kante, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Emmanuelle Guyavarch, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  73. Defining disability and its consequences for projecting human resource needs to support older Canadians 2006-2031Janice Keefe, Mount Saint Vincent University; Patrick Charbonneau, Université de Montréal; Yann Décarie, Université de Sherbrooke and Université de Montréal

  74. Health equity in Thai ageingBhumisuk Khananurak, Institue for Population and Social Research (IPSR)

  75. The extent of misclassification of causes of death: a case study of Emalahleni Municipality, Mpumalanga Province, South AfricaChristine CG Khoza, Statistics South Africa

  76. Life expectancy and life expectancy lost: (dis-)similarities across Germany's regions over timeEva Kibele, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  77. Determinants of age-sex mortality pattern in Korea, 1970-2005 : an analysis of causes-of-death by socio-economic characteristicsTai-Hun Kim, Korea National University of Education

  78. Age and sex patterns of co-existing under- and overnutrition in children and adolescents in contemporary rural South AfricaElizabeth W Kimani-Murage, University of the Witwatersrand

  79. Intergenerational transfers and population aging: the German case estimated with NTAFanny Kluge, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  80. Disability trends in some African and Asian countries: policy implications and suggestionsRamachandran Koduvayur V, Independent Consultant; Soumitra Ghosh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  81. The onset of the fourth phase of epidemiological transition : cause-specific mortality trend in theory and in practice in HungaryKatalin Kovács, Demographic Research Institute, Budapest; László Hablicsek, Demographic Research Institute, Budapest

  82. Changes of geographical mortality differences in the three Baltic countries during the period of socio-economic transformationJuris Krumins, University of Latvia; Domantas Jasilionis, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Mall Leinsalu, Stockholm University; Vlada Stankuniene, Institute for Social Research (ISR), Vilnius

  83. Correlates of self-rated health status in the context of South AsiaVeena S. Kulkarni, Arkansas State University

  84. Ageing of population and changes in the standard of living. Comparative study of the processes in chosen Western and Eastern European CountriesJolanta Kurkiewicz, Cracow University; Ewa Soja, Cracow University; Marcin Stonawski, Cracow University

  85. China's population health in a period of economic development and social transformation: risk factors and prevention of disabilityShan Lan, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Weiwen Zhou, Population Research Center of Hebei Province; Jianhua Hou, Instititude of Sociology, Hebei Academy of Social Sciences

  86. The health status among the over 50 in Europe. A comparison between native and foreign born populationDonatella Lanari, Università di Perugia; Odoardo Bussini, Università di Perugia

  87. Ageing of the population of the Czech Republic and its economic consequences in the sphere of pension security and the financing of health careJitka Langhamrova, University of Economics , Prague (VSE); Tomas Fiala, University of Economics , Prague (VSE); Jana Langhamrova, University of Economics, Prague

  88. Jacques Légaré, Université de Montréal; Yann Décarie, Université de Sherbrooke and Université de Montréal; Patrick Charbonneau, Université de Montréal; Janice Keefe, Mount Saint Vincent University; Joëlle Gaymu, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  89. Differentials of healthy life expectancy in Havana City, Cuba: socioeconomic factors associated with disabilities and diseases in older adults by sexEsther María León Díaz, Centro de Estudios de Población y Desarrollo (CEPDE). ONE.; Madelín Gómez León, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  90. Longevity in small areas and their socio-economic, demographic and environmental characteristics: a hierarchical Bayesian approachRosa Maria Lipsi, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

  91. Labor utilization in aging populations: a comparison of age-specific weekly working hours in seven European countriesElke Loichinger, IIASA, POP

  92. Social networks and health of older people in SpainLaura Lorenzo, University Hospital La Paz

  93. Disability as form of child vulnerability in UgandaYovani Moses A Lubaale, Makerere University; Gideon Rutaremwa, Makerere University

  94. Socio-economic inequalities in health care and nutritional status across the newly-formed states of India: Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and ChhattisgarhSandhya Mahapatro, Institute for Social and Economic Change

  95. Public health care system in Bangladesh: the role of public administrationShakeel Mahmood, Member, Bangladesh Environmental Society

  96. Excess suicide mortality of unemployed women: selection or causation?Netta Mäki, University of Helsinki

  97. Spatial analysis of longevity in a northern Italian regionMassimiliano Marino, Università di Bologna; Rossella Miglio, Università di Bologna; Alessandra Samoggia, Università di Bologna

  98. Bruno Masquelier, Université catholique de Louvain

  99. Mortality differentials in South Africa: ethnicity, economic development and HIV/AIDSRobert McCaa, University of Minnesota

  100. Economic life cycle and intergenerational redistribution: Mexico, 2004Iván Mejía-Guevara, Consejo Nacional de Población

  101. Analysis of the floating elderly population in BeijingXiangjing Meng, People's University of China

  102. Rachida Miles, Université Saad Dahleb Blida

  103. Socio-economic differentials and determinants of infant and child mortality in Assam: a case study of Jorhat and Dhubri districtsRitu Kumar Mishra, Population Foundation Of India

  104. Long Mo, Institut provincial de recherches démographiques du Guangxi (Chine) / Université de Montréal(Canada)

  105. Long Mo, Institut provincial de recherches démographiques du Guangxi (Chine) / Université de Montréal(Canada)

  106. Why is the educational gradient in mortality steeper for men than women in the United States?Jennifer Karas Montez, University of Texas at Austin; Mark D. Hayward, University of Texas at Austin; Dustin C. Brown, University of Texas at Austin

  107. Non-marital cohabitation among older Finns: a register-based study on socioeconomic characteristics and union dissolutionHeta Moustgaard, University of Helsinki

  108. Estimation of NTA for Kenya using 1994 data: selected results and discussion of their policy implicationsGermano Mwabu, University of Nairobi; Moses Muriithi, University of Nairobi

  109. Weight change, initial weight status, and mortality among middle- and older-aged adultsMikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Virginia W. Chang, University of Pennsylvania

  110. Mortality differentials in a multi-ethnic society, Iran: some new evidence.Mohsen Naghavi, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Iran; Akbar Aghajanian, Fayetteville State University; Shirin Ahmad-Nia, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran; Amir-Houshang Mehryar, Regional Center for Population Research and Studies in Asia and the Pacific

  111. Does reproductive health care services reduce the risk of neonatal death among Hindus, a major religious minority of Bangladesh?Lutfun Nahar, East West Center; Abdur Razzaque, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research; AHM Golam Mustafa, ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research

  112. Age structural transition in South Asia: economic consequencesP. Sadasivan Nair, University of Botswana; Asha T Chacko, University of Kerala; Sajini B Nair, Population Research Center, University of Kerala

  113. Demographic transition in Pakistan: implications for old-age employment and securityDurre Nayab, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

  114. Jean Martin Ndong Missang, Ministère de la Planification et du Développement, Gabon

  115. Household environment and infant morbidity: a situation analysis of slum areas of Lagos stateOlasupo P. Ogunjuyigbe, Obafemi Awolowo University; Gbemiga E. Adeyemi, Lagos State University; Ebenezer Ojofeitimi, Obafemi Awolowo University

  116. Changing women status and the phenomena of trafficking and international prostitution among the Benins of Southern NigeriaClementina Osezua, Obafemi Awolowo University

  117. Age structural transition and demographic opportunity in selected Asian countriesNeelanjana Pandey, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  118. The analysis of mortality changes in Poland and selected European countries in the period 1960-2007Monika A Papież, Cracow University; Sabina A Denkowska, Cracow University

  119. Mariana Paredes, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

  120. Household structure and nutritional status of children and women in India: a comparison between Kerala and Uttar PradeshAnand Parihar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  121. Age at menopause and health at midlife: an urban Indian experiencePurabi Pathak, University Of Pune; Amrita Bagga, Prof. & Former Head of the Dept. of Anthropology, University of Pune, India

  122. The impact of social cash transfer to the Brazilian elderly on their household compositionMaira A Paulo, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Simone Wajnman, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

  123. How much can we read from the cause-specific mortality time series? Exploring nearly four decades of reconstructed cause-of-death series of three European countriesMarketa Pechholdova, Charles University

  124. Demographic transition and living arrangements of aged people in Latin America. A comparison of two countries at different stages of demographic transition: Dominican Republic and Argentina.Enrique Peláez, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba; Jafmary Feliz, Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas. República Dominicana

  125. Origins of sex imbalance in early age mortality: is it biology, environment, or parental preferences?Roland Pongou, Brown University

  126. Role of tribal culture in promoting modern health care system among the Santhal tribe of OrissaPurujit Praharaj, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

  127. Family, social networks and health among Spanish elderlyMaria Dolores Puga, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

  128. Application of the relationships of databases and of the regression discontinuity to evaluate the impact of the “Bolsa Familia” program on the education in BrazilJulio Racchumi, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Diana Oya Sawyer, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

  129. How does having diabetes affect ADL disability in elders?Carolina Rivera, Universidad de Costa Rica; Mirela C.S. Camargos, Fundação João Pinheiro

  130. Care work among the elderly and division of labor among the family when market and state are not availableArodys Robles, Universidad de Costa Rica

  131. Problema de saúde pública: a prevalência da dor da coluna desde adulto jovem até idosoDalia Romero, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ); Alexandre Del Mayor, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ); Paulo Borges, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ)

  132. Reflections about violent female deaths by race: the case of Sao Paulo cityJackeline Romio, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP)

  133. A multi method assessment of anaemia and response to iron supplementation among women in West Bengal, IndiaTarun K. Roy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Sujata Ganguly, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  134. The economic aspect of delivery care utilizationChayan Roy Choudhury, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  135. Salah-Eddine Sahraoui, Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV; Cheikh Tidiane NDIAYE, Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Démographie (ANSD), Sénégal

  136. Health transition in Estonia: emerging new trends from the perspective of native and immigrant populationsLuule Sakkeus, Estonian Interuniversity Population Research Centre; Kati Karelson, National Institute for Health Development/Estonian Interuniversity Population Research Centre; Aldo Mäsak, Tartu University

  137. Chiheb Salhi, Hopital Régional de Bizerte

  138. Frédéric Sandron, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)

  139. Early pregnancy and its association with pregnancy-related health problems among tribal young women in IndiaRavi Sankar, Annamalai University; Ramachandran Sambasivam, Annamalai University; Suresh Sundaram, Annamalai University

  140. Female headship and status attainment in rural South AfricaEnid Schatz, University of Missouri at Columbia; Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland

  141. Claire Scodellaro, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  142. Family support and care for the elderly: evidences from IndiaDaliya Sebastian, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Manoj Raut, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  143. Intergenerational family relations and support of elderly in India: a field-based study in Kerala stateDaliya Sebastian, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); T.V. Sekher, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  144. Household environment and individual risk factors associated with asthma and ARI in India: a regional study based on NFHS-III.Angan Sengupta, Institute for Social and Economic Change; Hemkhothang Lhungdim, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  145. Gender differentials in infant mortality by various socioeconomic groups in IndiaBharath Kumar Kotta Shantharam, Sigma Research and Consulting Pvt Ltd

  146. Brazilian population ageing: household conditions and family supportVania C. Silva, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

  147. Human rights in Brazil: discussions and proposals for measurement of right to adequate foodBaiena Souto, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE); Débora Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ

  148. The DALY Translation Model (DTM): a model for evaluation and priority setting for international NGOsWarren Stevens, MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS; David Jeffries, MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS; Nada Chaya, Population Services International (PSI)

  149. Demographic transition and ageing in the ECO countries: a strategic view on regional balanceTayebeh (Sahel) Taherianfard, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

  150. Pery Teixeira, Universidade Federal do Amazonas; Evelyne Marie Therese Mainbourg, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ); Maria Ivanilde Araújo, Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM); Esron Soares Carvalho Rocha, Universidade do Estado do Amazonas (UEA)

  151. Socioeconomic inequality and mortality in IranMaryam Tirani, University of Isfahan; Mohsen Porasgari, University of Isfahan; Halimeh Enayat, Shiraz University

  152. Fertility history and intergenerational exchanges in later lifeCecilia Tomassini, University of Molise; Sanna L Read, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Pearl Dykstra, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI)

  153. Seydou Touré, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar; Abdoulaye Tall, Ministère du Plan et du Développement Durable

  154. Has maternal contact declined? Evidence for seven countries, 1986-2001Judith Treas, University of California, Irvine; Zoya Gubernskaya, University of California, Irvine

  155. Intergenerational transfers in Taiwan: how are elderly supported in nuclear versus extended households?An-Chi Tung, Academia Sinica; Mun Sim Lai, Monash University Sunway Campus

  156. Disability in India: measurement and some findingsKunniseri E. Vaidyanathan, Independent Consultant

  157. Diabetes type 2 in Belgians of Turkish and Moroccan originHadewijch Vandenheede, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  158. CVDs risk factors and survival of the older persons in Thailand: three years follow-up from National Health Examination Survey IIIPatama Vapattanawong, Mahidol University; Uthaithip Rakchanyaban, Mahidol University; Pramote Prasartkul, Mahidol University; Yawarat Porapakkham, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand; Wichai Aekplakorn, Mahidol University

  159. Suicide and suicide attempt in Mexican adolescentsAremis L. Villalobos, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (INSP); Carlos M. Guerrero-López, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública; María I. Hernández-Serrato, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica; Oswaldo Palma-Coca, Education Evaluation National Institute; Alain López-Condado, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica; Gustavo Olaiz-Fernández, Federal Commission for Protection Against Sanitary Risks -COFEPRIS- SSA.

  160. Elderly livelihood strategies in rural West Java, IndonesiaEkawati Wahyuni, Bogor Agricultural University

  161. Convergence or divergence of health trends in Germany: analysing the risk profile of young people with the German microcensusChristina Westphal, University of Rostock; Gabriele Doblhammer-Reiter, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  162. Sex-specific variability in adult life span over time: have male ages at death always been more dispersed?Sarah Zureick, University of California, Berkeley

  163. Understanding the work status and educational characteristics of disabled population in IndiaArchana Kujur, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  164. The role of Fertility policies in demographic aging intervention: the example of ChinaYuhong Wei, Institut provincial de recherches démographiques du Guangxi