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International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources

Catalog Record Details

Category:
Book

Title:
International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources

Corporate Author:
National Research Council, Panel on Understanding Divergent Trends in Longevity in High-Income Countries

Editor:
Eileen M. Crimmins
Samuel H. Preston
Barney Cohen

Edition:
Washington, DC: National Academy Press

Publication Year:
2010

Holdings:
Replacement copy

Subject:
Longevity
Mortality
Life expectancy -- United States
Aged -- United States
Cross-cultural comparison
Developed countries
Middle aged

Call Number:
HB 1531 .I575 2010

Alternate Location:
New Acquisitions

Availability:
On Loan (contact Library for recall)

Chapters:
  • Introduction and Overview. Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel J. Preston Barney Cohen, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp1-16.
  • Diverging Trends in Life Expectancy at Age 50: A Look at Causes of Death. Dana A. Glei France Mesle Jacques Vallin, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp17-66.
  • Are International Differences in Health Similar to International Differences in Life Expectancy? . Eileen M. Crimmins Krista Garcia Jung Ki Kim, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp68-104.
  • Contribution of Smoking to International Differences in Life Expectancy. Samuel H. Preston Dana A. Glei John R. Wilmoth, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp105-131.
  • Divergent Patterns of Smoking Across High-Income Nations. Fred Pampel, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp132-163.
  • Can Obesity Account for Cross-National Differences in Life Expectancy Trends?. Dawn E. Alley Jennifer Lloyd Michelle Shardell, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp164-192.
  • The Contribution of Physical Activity to Divergent Trends in Longevity. Andrew Steptoe Anna Wikman, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp193-216.
  • Do Cross-Country Variations in Social Integration and Social Interactions Explain Differences in Life Expectancy in Industrialized Countries?. James Banks Lisa Berkman James P. Smith Mauricio Avendano Maria Glymour, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp217-258.
  • Low Life Expectancy in the United States: Is the Health Care System at Fault?. Samuel H. Preston Jessica Ho, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp259-298.
  • Can Hormone Therapy Account for American Women's Survival Disadvantage?. Noreen Goldman, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp299-312.
  • Do Americans Have Higher Mortality Than Europeans at All Levels of the Education Distribution?: A Comparison of the United States and 14 European Countries. Mauricio Avendano Renske Kok Maria Glymour Lisa Berkman Ichiro Kawachi Anton Kunst Johan Mackenbach Eurothine Consortium, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp313-332.
  • Geographic Differences in Life Expectancy at Age 50 in the United States Compared with Other High-Income Countries. John R. Wilmoth Carl Boe Magali Barbieri, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp333-368.
  • Renewed Progress in Life Expectancy: The Case of the Netherlands. Johan Mackenbach Joop Garssen, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp369-384.
  • The Divergent Life-Expectancy Trends in Denmark and Sweden--and Some Potential Explanations. Kaare Christensen Michael Davidsen Knud Juel, Laust Mortensen Roland Rau James W. Vaupel, Eileen M. Crimmins Samuel H. Preston Barney Cohen. pp385-408.

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