Saturday, April 13 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   •   Gallier AB

Session 176:
Methodological Issues in Health and Mortality

Chair: Ronny Westerman, University of Marburg
Discussant: Andrew Fenelon, Brown University

  1. Explicating the Low Life Expectancy Ranking of the United States by Studying the Mortality History of CohortsVladimir Canudas-Romo, Johns Hopkins University

  2. Multimorbidity Index as a Tool for Projection of Health and Mortality among U.S. Older Adults: Medicare-Based AnalysisIgor Akushevich, Duke University ; Julia Kravchenko, Duke University ; Heather Whitson, Duke University ; Harvey J. Cohen, Duke University

  3. Approaches to Modeling Self-Rated Health in Longitudinal Studies: Best Practices and Recommendations for Multilevel ModelsIsaac Sasson, University of Texas at Austin

  4. Beyond "Best Practices": Waiting Times to Life Expectancy ImprovementsSheila Xiao, University of California, Irvine ; Andrew Noymer, University of California, Irvine

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