Session 33:
Risk Factors Associated with Adult Mortality

Thursday, April 15
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Cumberland I
Exhibition Level

Chair: Richard Miech, University of Colorado at Denver
Discussant: Bridget K. Gorman, Rice University
Discussant: Michael L. Spittel, Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH

  1. The Functional Form of the Relationship between Educational Attainment and All-Cause Adult Mortality Risks in the United StatesJennifer Karas Montez, University of Texas at Austin; Robert A. Hummer, University of Texas at Austin

  2. Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Adult Mortality in a Middle-Income Country: The Costa Rican Longitudinal Mortality Study 1984-2007William H. Dow, University of California, Berkeley; Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica

  3. Depression and Mortality Risk among Older AdultsStacie Carr, Princeton University

  4. Suffocation Deaths among the ElderlyEllen A. Kramarow, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Judi Wong, Drexel University; Li Hui Chen, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC; Margaret Warner, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC

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