Session P5:2. Population Differences in Health

Chair: Anita Berglund

Day: Friday June 14

Time: 14:30-15:45

Room: Ríma A

  1. Decomposition methods to quantify the exact contribution of specific components to the absolute difference in cancer survival between two populations. Bergeron-Boucher, Marie-Pier, Jim Oeppen, Niels Holm, Rune Lindahl-Jacobsen, and Maarten Wensink (University of Southern Denmark) (Download Abstract) 

  2. The effect of diseases on national longevity improvements. Ebeling, Marcus (University of Rostock; Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Anna Meyer, and Karin Modig (Download Abstract)

  3. Future demographic challenges of ageing are countered by declining incidence rates for myocardial infarction and stroke, but not for hip fractures. Modig, Karin (Karolinska Institute), Tomas Andersson, and Anders Ahlbom (Download Abstract)

  4. Determinants of physical and cognitive health transitions among Danish nonagenarians. Strozza, Cosmo (Sapienza University of Rome) and Virginia Zarulli (Download Abstract)



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