Friday, April 1 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Room 407

Session 79:
Advances in Healthy Life Expectancy Research

Chair: Sandra L. Reynolds, University of South Florida
Discussant: Christine Himes, Syracuse University

  1. How Does Use of ‘Special’ Equipment Affect the Black-White Gap in Active Life ExpectancyJ. Scott Brown, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ; Scott M. Lynch, Princeton University

  2. Trends in Disability in France over the Two Past Decades in the Light of the International Context and the Theoretical Explanations for the Disability PatternEmmanuelle Cambois, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED) ; Pierre Mormiche, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (INSEE)

  3. Decomposing the Urban-Rural Gap in Life and Active Life Expectancies: Why Do Urban Elderly in Beijing Live Longer Healthier Lives than Their Rural Counterparts?Toshiko Kaneda, Population Reference Bureau ; Zachary Zimmer, Population Council ; Zhe Tang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly ; Xianghua Fang, Beijing Municipal Network for Health & Care of the Elderly

  4. Active Life Expectancy of the Elderly Japanese: 1987, 1990 and 1999Yasuhiko Saito, Nihon University ; Eileen Crimmins, University of Southern California

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