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Disease trends in women living in established market economies: evidence of cohort effects during the epidemiological transition

Diana Kuh, Isabel dos Santos Silva, and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines trends in all-cause mortality and in coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, breast cancer, and lung cancer. These diseases show very different patterns over time and place but ... More


Ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease mortality trends with special reference to England and Wales; are there cohort effects?

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

It is widely believed that trends in ischemic heart disease (IHD) death rates in many countries have risen to a synchronized peak at every age and then declined. This has been taken as evidence that ... More


Cohort Data: Description and Illustration

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses cohort data. The term cohort often refers to a group of individuals classified by levels of a risk factor to investigate its influence on the incidence of a disease. The cohort ... More


Age, birth cohort, and period effects in psychiatric disorders in the USA

Katherine Keyes and Charley Liu

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Assessment of age, period, and cohort effects in the temporal variation of psychiatric disorders is important for understanding changes in the nature and magnitude of the effect of aetiologically ... More


Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Diane J. Macunovich

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500836
eISBN:
9780226500928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500928.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Between 1965 and 1985, the Western world and the United States in particular experienced a staggering amount of social and economic change. This book argues that the common thread underlying all ... More


The Social Stratification of Individual Transnationalism in Europe

Theresa Kuhn

in Experiencing European Integration: Transnational Lives and European Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199688913
eISBN:
9780191768026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688913.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 5 highlights the social stratification of individual transnationalism using an analysis of Eurobarometer survey data (2006, 2007). The findings show that individual transnationalism is by no ... More


Interpreting Age-Related Differences in Memory-Related Neural Activity

Michael D. Rugg

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking Cognitive and Cerebral Aging

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199372935
eISBN:
9780190662264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372935.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Episodic memory declines across the human adult lifespan. This well-attested finding has prompted the use of functional neuroimaging to identify the neural regions and networks underpinning memory ... More


Conclusion: Inviting the Future

Mary Johnson, Patricia Wittberg, and Mary L. Gautier

in New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199316847
eISBN:
9780199371457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316847.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes the period, age, and cohort effects that influence whether a Catholic woman in the United States will enter a religious institute and which institute she will choose. ... More


The Social Construction of Volunteering

Daniel Hart and Michael J. Sulik

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter discusses the nature of volunteering, then presents research from three domains to highlight the relations between volunteering and culture. First, the chapter describes cross-national ... More


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