Session 188:
Predictors of Survival, Mortality and Longevity

Saturday, April 13
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Napoleon B1
3rd Floor

Chair: Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Michel Guillot, University of Pennsylvania

  1. Predictors of Exceptional Longevity among Older U.S. AdultsJennifer A. Ailshire, University of Southern California; Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, University of Southern California

  2. Look Two Steps Back to See One Step Ahead: The Role of Grandmaternal and Grandpaternal Age on Grandchild SurvivalKen R. Smith, University of Utah; Heidi Hanson, Huntsman Cancer Institute; Geraldine P. Mineau, University of Utah

  3. Trends in the Education-Mortality Gradient among Hispanics in the U.S.: Same Old Story or a Different Tune?Jason R. Thomas, Pennsylvania State University; Jonathan Gonzalez, Pennsylvania State University

  4. The Contribution of Larger Educational Inequalities in Mortality to the National Mortality Disadvantage of the United States. A Comparison with Seven Western European CountriesKaren van Hedel, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Frank Van Lenthe, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam; Johan P. Mackenbach, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam

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