Book 2012

The Demography and Epidemiology of Human Health and Aging

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ISBN: 978-94-007-1314-7 (Print) 978-94-007-1315-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Scope of Health Demography, Sources, and Quality of Data

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 19-70

      Sources and Quality of Data for Mortality and Health Studies

  3. Concepts and Measures of Mortality and Morbidity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Chapter

      Pages 73-134

      Concepts and Basic Measures of Mortality

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-216

      The Life Table

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      Chapter

      Pages 217-267

      Measures of Health Status, Functioning, and Use of Health Services

  4. Mortality and Morbidity Considered Jointly and in Relation to Fertility, Migration, and Population Age-Sex Structure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 269-270

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      Chapter

      Pages 271-361

      Health Inequalities, General Trends in Mortality and Morbidity, and Associated Factors

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      Chapter

      Pages 363-422

      Demographic and Socioeconomic Group Differences in Morbidity and Mortality

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      Chapter

      Pages 423-467

      Gauging Population Health: Measures Linking Mortality and Morbidity

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      Chapter

      Pages 469-531

      Reproductive Health

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      Chapter

      Pages 533-577

      Health and Migration

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      Chapter

      Pages 579-640

      Special Health Issues in Less Developed Countries

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      Chapter

      Pages 641-681

      Interrelations of Health, Mortality, and Age Structure

  5. Theories of Aging and Longevity and Projections of Mortality and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 683-683

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      Chapter

      Pages 685-729

      Concepts and Theories of Longevity

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      Chapter

      Pages 731-773

      Models of Aging, Health, and Mortality, and Mortality/Health Projections

  6. Applications to Health Policy and Health Administration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 775-775

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      Chapter

      Pages 777-832

      Health Policy

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      Pages 833-875

      Applied Health Demography

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      Pages 877-914

      Some Ethical and Legal Aspects of Health Demography

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 915-985