Explaining the High and Worsening Position in Life Expectancy

A PSC Brown Bag Seminar

Eileen Crimmins (University of Southern California, Andrus Gerontology Center)

Monday, 03-07-2011.   ARCHIVED EVENT

Location: 6050 ISR Thompson St

This talk will describe the findings of an NAS panel formed to address questions about health and mortality in the U.S. relative to that in other high-income countries. Over the past few decades mortality in the U.S., especially among women and the young-old, has not improved as rapidly as it has in other countries. Explanatory factors include smoking, obesity, health care and increasing inequality.

PSC Brown Bag seminars highlight recent research in population studies and serve as a focal point for building our research community.

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