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

Session 63:
Gender and health

Chair: Ofra Anson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

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

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

  3. Perceived gender roles and smoking behaviour Priska Flandorfer, Vienna Institute of Demography; Christian Wegner, Vienna Institute of Demography;

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

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