Friday, May 1 / 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   •   Indigo Ballrooms A-H

Poster Session 5:
Adult Health and Mortality

  1. Examining Risk Factors for Hypertension in Ghana: Evidence from the Global Ageing and Adult SurveyEric Tenkorang, Memorial University ; Vincent Kuuire, University of Western Ontario ; Isaac Luginaah, University of Western Ontario ; Emmanuel Banchani, Memorial University

  2. Examining Sedentary Work and BMI Prospectively: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79)Tin-chi Lin, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety ; Theodore Courtney, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety ; David Lombardi, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety ; Santosh Verma, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety

  3. Reporting Heterogeneity and Health Disparities across Gender and Education Levels: Evidence from Four CountriesTeresa Molina, University of Southern California

  4. Is Rising Obesity a Causation for Low Testosterone Levels among American Men?Andrea Werdecker, University of Marburg ; Allan Mazur, Syracuse University ; Ronny Westerman, University of Marburg

  5. Regional Differences in Health Expectancies across the Disablement Process among Older ThaisBenjawan Apinonkul, Mahidol University ; Kusol Soonthorndhada, Mahidol University ; Patama Vapattanawong, Mahidol University ; Wichai Aekplakorn, Mahidol University ; Carol Jagger, Newcastle University

  6. Political Party Affiliation, Political Ideology, and MortalityRoman Pabayo, University of Nevada, Reno ; Ichiro Kawachi, Harvard University ; Peter Muennig, Columbia University

  7. Losing Jobs and Lighting Up: Employment Experiences and Smoking in the Great RecessionShelley Golden, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Krista Perreira, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  8. Disability in an Elderly CohortLois M. Verbrugge, University of Michigan ; Dustin C. Brown, University of Michigan

  9. Children’s Education, Migration and Parents’ Mortality in MexicoJenjira Yahirun, University of Hawaii at Manoa ; Connor Sheehan, University of Texas at Austin ; Mark D. Hayward, University of Texas at Austin

  10. Aging with Disability among Midlife and Older AdultsLois M. Verbrugge, University of Michigan ; Kenzie Latham, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis ; Philippa Clarke, University of Michigan

  11. Gene-Environment Interaction in the Intergenerational Transmission of Health: The Case of AsthmaOwen Thompson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  12. Mobility Limitation in Older Thais: Gender and Geographical Differences in Health ExpectanciesKusol Soonthorndhada, Mahidol University ; Benjawan Apinonkul, Mahidol University ; Patama Vapattanawong, Mahidol University ; Wichai Aekplakorn, Mahidol University ; Carol Jagger, Newcastle University

  13. The Effects of ADHD Treatment Sequencing on Patient Health and Socioeconomic OutcomesAnna Chorniy, Clemson University

  14. Semen Quality as Predictor of Mortality in a German Andrology Out-Patient Cohort: Biomedical vs. Life-with-Children Pathways of InfluenceRonny Westerman, University of Marburg ; Katharina Belting, University of Marburg ; Sabine Groos, University of Marburg ; Hanna Seydel, University of Marburg ; Walter Krause, University of Marburg ; Ulrich O. Mueller, University of Marburg

  15. Estimating Healthy Volunteer Bias Impact on Mortality in Observational Cohorts - a Projection for the German National CohortUlrich O. Mueller, University of Marburg ; Wolfgang Hoffmann, Universität Greifswald

  16. Educational Differentials in Disability and Welfare Regimes: Are Low-Educated Scandinavians Relatively Less Disadvantaged than Other Europeans?Emmanuelle Cambois, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; Jean-Marie Robine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) and Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  17. Disparities in Health and Access to Health Care among Official-Language Minorities in QuébecJames Falconer, McGill University ; Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, McGill University

  18. Estimation of Disease Specific Age Pattern of Mortality and Life Expectancy in IndiaAkansha Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Laishram Ladusingh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  19. Does the Number of Siblings Affect Health? Evidence from Swedish Register DataXavier de Luna, Umeå University

  20. The Effect of Number of Siblings on Mortality Risk: Evidence from Swedish Register DataAnna Baranowska-Rataj, Umeå University

  21. Physical-Psychiatric Comorbidity: Patterns and Explanations for Racial and Ethnic Group DifferencesChristy Erving, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  22. Socio-Economic Differentials in Impoverishment Effects of Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure in China and India: Evidence from WHO SAGEKaushalendra Kumar, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Ashish Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay ; Abhishek Singh, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) ; Joel Negin, University of Sydney ; Somnath Chatterji, World Health Organization (WHO)

  23. Health Expenditure Inequality among Foreign-Born and U.S.-Born Adults: Examining Education Gradients in Health Care and Structural Assimilation IndicatorsStephanie Howe Hasanali, Pennsylvania State University

  24. Differences in the Progression of Disability: A U.S.-Mexico ComparisonCarlos Díaz-Venegas, University of Texas at Galveston ; Timothy A. Reistetter, University of Texas at Galveston

  25. Race/Ethnicity and Nativity Differentials in Self-Care Limitations for Men and Women in Later LifeJennifer E. Melvin, University of Texas at Austin

  26. Are the Health Returns to Education Changing? An Examination of Education and Self-Rated Health in 1972 and 2011Rachel Donnelly, University of Texas at Austin

  27. Where Do Older Adults with Disabilities Live? Distribution of Disability by Household Composition and Housing Type in the U.S.Carrie Henning-Smith, University of Minnesota

  28. How Much Do Mortality Differentials Affect an Accuracy of a Population Projection? Evidence from a Projection for Japanese MunicipalitiesKeita Suga, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Japan

  29. The Educational Shock: A Natural Experiment Enlightening Mechanisms behind Educational Inequalities in Young-Adult Mortality between the 1990s and the 2000s in BelgiumHannelore De Grande, Vrije Universiteit Brussel ; Patrick Deboosere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel ; Hadewijch Vandenheede, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  30. Forecasting Period and Cohort Mortality TrendsChristina Bohk, University of Rostock

  31. Pace and Shape of Causes of DeathMarcus Ebeling, University of Rostock and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research ; Marie-Pier Bergeron-Boucher, Max Planck Odense Center ; Annette Baudisch, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  32. The Role of Initial Mortality Conditions and Diverging Mortality Trends in Explaining Mortality DivergenceAlyson A. van Raalte, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research ; Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia ; Dmitri A. Jdanov, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and New Economic School, Russia

  33. “When You’re in a Crisis Like That, You Don’t Want People to Know”: Mortgage Strain, Stigma and Mental HealthDanya Keene, Yale University ; Sarah K. Cowan, New York University (NYU) ; Amy Baker, University of Wyoming

  34. BMI but Not Other Cardiometabolic Risks Associated with WTFC: Findings from the WFHNEmily O'Donnell, Harvard University ; Maria Glymour, University of California, San Francisco and Harvard University ; Laura Kubzansky, Harvard University

  35. Inter-Cohort Variation in the Consequences of U.S. Military Service on Men's Body Mass Index Trajectories in Mid- to Late-LifeJanet M. Wilmoth, Syracuse University ; Andrew S. London, Syracuse University ; Christine Himes, Illinois Institute of Technology

  36. Race and Rural: An Investigation of the Rural Mortality PenaltyLynne Cossman, West Virginia University ; Wesley James, University of Memphis ; Tony Lemonis, University of Memphis

  37. Risk of Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Examination of the Separate and Combined Effects of Race, Gender, and Poverty StatusLori R. Wallace, Yale University ; Rachel Snow, University of Michigan ; Arline Geronimus, University of Michigan

  38. Today’s Decisions, Tomorrow’s Outcomes: Does Self-Control Explain the Educational Health Gradient?Christopher Holmes, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  39. Regional Differentials in Disability Free Life Expectancy in Japan: Trends and Changes between 2000 and 2010Yuka Minagawa, Sophia University ; Yasuhiko Saito, Nihon University

  40. Do Poor Health Behaviors Amplify or Diminish the Association between Stress and Mental Health? An Empirical Examination of the Environmental Affordance ModelAndrea K. Henderson, University of South Carolina ; Adrianne Dues, University of South Carolina ; Calley Fisk, University of South Carolina

  41. Cardiometabolic Disease Risk and HIV Status in Rural South Africa: Establishing a BaselineF. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, University of the Witwatersrand ; Brian Houle, Australian National University ; Margaret Thorogood, University of Warwick ; Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, University of the Witwatersrand ; Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, University of the Witwatersrand ; Jill Williams, University of Colorado, Boulder ; Jane Menken, University of Colorado, Boulder ; Stephen Tollman, University of the Witwatersrand

  42. Social Disparities in Telomere Length among Older U.S. Adults: Differences by Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and AgeLauren Brown, University of Southern California ; Belinda Needham, University of Michigan ; Jennifer A. Ailshire, University of Southern California

  43. Strategies for Sustaining Facility-Based Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Interventions in Resource-Limited Settings: Findings from a Survey of ART Clinic Managers in Uganda (2004-2013)Henry Zakumumpa, Makerere University ; Omar Galarraga, Brown University

  44. Health Insurance and Health Care among Mid-Aged and Older Chinese: Evidence from the National Baseline Survey of CHARLSXiaoyan Lei, Peking University ; John Strauss, University of Southern California ; Chuanchuan Zhang, Peking University ; Yaohui Zhao, Peking University

  45. Forecasting Health Expectancy for Old Adults in the United States Using Cohort Smoking and Obesity HistoryBochen Cao, University of Pennsylvania

  46. The Decline of Smoking in China from 1989 to 2009: Shifting Composition or Behavior?Weixiang Luo, Fudan University

  47. Shocks, Health, and Transfers: Social Exchange as Social Insurance in Rural MalawiJoshua Stroud, Tulane University ; Philip A. Anglewicz, Tulane University

  48. Time Trends by Sex in the Misreporting of Body WeightAmelia R. Branigan, Cornell University

  49. Revisiting the Long-Term Health Effect of China’s 1959-1961 Famine: An Instrumental Variable ApproachHongwei Xu, University of Michigan

  50. Lost to Care in Bexar: What Role Do Individual and Contextual Factors Play in HIV/AIDS Patient Retention in a Majority Hispanic Community?Heidy Colon-Lugo, University of Texas at San Antonio ; Susanne Schmidt, University of Texas at San Antonio ; Roberto Villarreal, University Health System ; P. Johnelle Sparks, University of Texas at San Antonio

  51. The Importance of Gender in the Relationship between Type of Chronic Conditions and Spouse's Depressive SymptomsMieke B. Thomeer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  52. Environmental Exposures and Hematologic Cancers in Upstate New YorkDanielle Rhubart, Pennsylvania State University

  53. Effects of Spousal Education on Mortality among Older Men and Women in ChinaYe Luo, Clemson University ; Zhenmei Zhang, Michigan State University

  54. Forecasting Educational Differences in Life ExpectancyFrederik Peters, University of Rostock

  55. Estimating Prescription Painkiller Mortality in the United StatesChris Tencza, University of Pennsylvania

  56. Forecasting Life Expectancy in the Presence of Structural BreaksFrederik Peters, University of Rostock

  57. HIV/AIDS Treatment Availability and the Decision to Test: Evidence from MalawiNicholas Stacey, Brown University

  58. Years of Life Lost in the War against Drug Cartels in Mexico during the Government of Calderon 2006-2012Alejandro Aguirre, El Colegio de México ; Fortino Vela Peón, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco ; Argelia Gallegos, Delegación Tlalpan

  59. Pet Ownership and Access as Predictors of Self-Reported Health in a National Sample of U.S. EldersLaura A. Sanchez, Bowling Green State University ; Gwendolyn Zugarek, Bowling Green State University

  60. The Effect of Food Environment on Weight Change: Does Residential Mobility Matter?Barbara Laraia, University of California, San Francisco ; Janelle Downing, University of California, Berkeley ; Tara Zhang, University of California, Berkeley ; William H. Dow, University of California, Berkeley ; Maggi Kelly, University of California, Berkeley ; Samuel Blanchard, University of California, Berkeley ; Nancy Adler, University of California, San Francisco ; Dean Schillinger, University of California, San Francisco ; Margaret Wharton, Kaiser Permanente ; Andrew Karter, Kaiser Permanente

  61. The Disability Gap in Time Use in the United StatesCarrie L. Shandra, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY)

  62. Overweight, Obesity and Health-Related Quality of Life in Early AdulthoodKelly Balistreri, Bowling Green State University ; Holly R. Fee, Bowling Green State University

  63. An Intersectional Approach to Gender and Preventive Healthcare Seeking: Engagement with Biomedical HIV Prevention among Black Men Who Have Sex with MenMorgan M. Philbin, Columbia University ; Jennifer S. Hirsch, Columbia University ; Patrick Wilson, Columbia University ; Richard Parker, Columbia University

  64. Declines in Self-Reported Disability in the Russian Federation: Fewer but Further Marginalized?Cynthia Buckley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  65. Partnership Trajectories and Biomarkers in Later Life: A Life Course ApproachMaja Djundeva, University of Groningen ; Emily Grundy, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  66. How Does Parent-Child Relationship Moderate the Effect of Childhood Socioeconomic Status on Adult Health?Kiwoong Park, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)

  67. The Age-Pattern of Sex Differences in Mortality ImprovementBenjamin Seligman, Stanford University ; Gabi Greenberg, Stanford University ; Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University

  68. Disparities in Health Insurance in the Wake of the Great RecessionAmy Steinweg, U.S. Census Bureau

  69. Application of a Classification Method for Studies of Allostatic LoadSun Y. Jeon, Utah State University ; Eric N. Reither, Utah State University

  70. Cause-Specific Senescence: Classifying Causes of Death According to the Rate of AgingCarlo G. Camarda, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; Marketa Pechholdova, University of Economics, Prague (VSE) ; France Meslé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  71. A Puff of Smoke: Medical Marijuana Laws and Tobacco UseAnna Choi, Cornell University ; Dhaval Dave, Bentley University

  72. Effects of Growing Up in Separate and Unequal Neighborhoods on Racial Disparities in Obesity in Early AdulthoodNicole D. Kravitz-Wirtz, University of Washington

  73. Differences in Cause-Specific Lifespan Distributions: The Confounding Effect of AgeViorela Diaconu, Université de Montréal ; Robert R. Bourbeau, Université de Montréal ; Nadine Ouellette, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; Carlo G. Camarda, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  74. Selection vs. Protection, Composition vs. Context: Identifying the Mechanisms of Favorable Barrio “Effects” on Mexican-American HealthFernando Riosmena, University of Colorado, Boulder ; Emily Steiner, University of Colorado, Boulder ; Jamie L. Humphrey, University of Colorado, Boulder ; Elisabeth D. Root, University of Colorado, Boulder

  75. The Statistics of Health and Longevity: A Dynamic Analysis of Prevalence DataVirginia Zarulli, Max Planck Odense Center

  76. Does Inflammation Predict Cognitive Decline in Older Adults? Evidence from TaiwanMegan Todd, Princeton University

  77. Does BMI Generated by Self-Reported Height and Weight Measure Up in Older Adults? Associations between Self-Report and Measurement in Six Middle Income Countries from the Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health (SAGE)Theresa E. Gildner, University of Oregon ; Tyler Barrett, University of Oregon ; James J. Snodgrass, University of Oregon

  78. An Early-Life Conditions Scale, and Applications to Suicide and All-Cause MortalityMichael S. Hollingshaus, University of Utah

  79. Caregiving Patterns to Older Adults in IndiaAllen P. Ugargol, University of Groningen and Institute for Social and Economic Change, India ; Inge Hutter, University of Groningen ; K. S. James, Institute for Social and Economic Change, India ; Ajay Bailey, University of Groningen

  80. Time Trends of Mortality and Morbidity for U.S. Older AdultsIgor Akushevich, Duke University ; Arseniy Yashkin, Duke University ; Julia Kravchenko, Duke University ; Frank Sloan, Duke University ; Anatoliy I. Yashin, Duke University

  81. Military Service and Smoking in a Cohort of Northern Vietnamese Older AdultsKim Korinek, University of Utah ; Peter Loebach, University of Utah ; Ha N. Trinh, University of Utah

  82. Systemic Inflammation among Older Adults: Differences by Race, Ethnicity, Gender and AgeUchechi Mitchell, University of Southern California ; Carol S. Aneshensel, University of California, Los Angeles

  83. Chronic Inflammation at the Intersection of Race and Ethnicity, Gender, and Socioeconomic Status: The Mediating Effects of Proximate Risk Factors as Composite LifestylesAliza D. Richman, West Chester University ; Elizabeth H. Baker, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  84. Examining the Differences in Health Service Utilisation between Immigrants and Non-Immigrants in AustraliaSantosh Jatrana, Deakin University Australia

  85. Placing a Health Equity Lens on Non-Community Diseases in GhanaHelena Dagadu, Vanderbilt University

  86. A Propensity Score Approach to Examining Ethnic Density, Immigrant Concentration, and Latino Health RisksKelin Li, California State University, Sacramento ; Ming Wen, University of Utah ; Kevin Henry, Rutgers University