Session 63:
Gender and health

Friday, September 3
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Elise Richter Saal

Chair: Ofra Anson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

  1. Increasing longevity and decreasing gender mortality differentials: new perspectives from a study on Italian cohortsGraziella Caselli, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Marco Marsili, Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT)

  2. Perceived gender roles and smoking behaviourPriska Flandorfer, Vienna Institute of Demography; Christian Wegner, Vienna Institute of Demography

  3. Understanding the gap between females and males in life expectancy and healthy life expectancy in CubaMadelín Gómez León, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED); Esther María León Díaz, Oficina Nacional de Estadisticas, Cuba

  4. Sex differences in age trajectories of physiological dysregulation: inflammation, metabolic syndrome, and allostatic loadYang Yang, University of Chicago; Michael Kozloski, University of Chicago

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