Jean Marie Robine
Affiliation: Institut Paoli-Calmettes
- Disability in older people--indicators, process and outcomesCarol Jagger
Disabil Rehabil 27:209-12. 2005
- European perspectives on healthy aging in womenJean Marie Robine
Health and Demography team, Department of Biostatistics, University of Montpellier I, France
J Women Aging 14:119-33. 2002..Some evidence was found to suggest that gender differentials in active life expectancy may continue from younger ages through to later life...
- Self-rated health and physical activity in the European UnionKarim Abu-Omar
Institut fur Sportwissenschaft und Sport, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen
Soz Praventivmed 49:235-42. 2004..2. On a descriptive and multivariate level, the analysis investigates the relationship between physical activity and self-rated health in the different nations...
- Differentials in the femininity ratio among centenarians: variations between northern and southern Italy from 1870Jean Marie Robine
University of Montpellier
Popul Stud (Camb) 60:99-113. 2006..The high mortality of men in the north and their low mortality in the south are the main explanations of why the FRs are higher in the north and lower in the south. Mortality differentials among women have only a marginal impact...
- Death toll exceeded 70,000 in Europe during the summer of 2003Jean Marie Robine
INSERM, Demographie et Sante, CRLC, Centre Val d Aurelle, Parc Euromedecine, 34298 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
C R Biol 331:171-8. 2008..Centralizing the count of daily deaths on an operational geographical scale constitutes a priority for Public Health in Europe...
- Centenarians Today: New Insights on Selection from the 5-COOP StudyJean Marie Robine
National Institute on Health and Medical Research, INSERM, 75654 Paris, France
Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2010:120354. 2010..These divergences offer an opportunity to study the existence of a trade-off between the level of mortality selection and the functional health status of the oldest old survivors which will be seized by the 5-COOP project...
- A new biodemographic model to explain the trajectory of mortalityJ M Robine
INSERM, Val d Aurelle, 34928, Montpellier, France
Exp Gerontol 36:899-914. 2001..Between these two measures of the quality of the environment, mortality measures the ageing process leading young vigorous individuals into frail senile elders...
- Creating a coherent set of indicators to monitor health across Europe: the Euro-REVES 2 projectJean Marie Robine
Equipe INSERM Démographie et Santé, Centre Val d Aurelle, Parc Euromedecine, Montpellier, France
Eur J Public Health 13:6-14. 2003..This will allow assessment of health inequalities between the European Union countries, an appreciation of the causes and the production of profiles for each country in terms of the various facets of health...
- The emergence of extremely old people: the case of JapanJean Marie Robine
INSERM Démographie et Santé, Université de Montpellier I et CRLC, Val d Aurelle, 34298 Montpellier, France
Exp Gerontol 38:735-9. 2003..e. the number of years needed to double the number of centenarians), halved in 29 years. Moreover death rates at 100 years and above show a clear decrease if we exclude males at age 105 and over...
- [French centenarians and their functional health status]Jean Marie Robine
INSERM Démographie et Santé, Val d Aurelle, Parc Euromedecine, 34298 Montpellier
Presse Med 32:360-4. 2003....
- The relevance of population health indicatorsJ M Robine
Demographie et Sante, Val d Aurelle Parc Euromedecine, Montpellier Cedex 5, 34298, France
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:318. 2003
- Have centenarians had younger parents than the others?Jean Marie Robine
INSERM Démographie et Santé, Université de Montpellier I et CRLC, Val d Aurelle, 34298 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
Exp Gerontol 38:361-5. 2003..Our study does not indicate a negative effect of a higher paternal age on the longevity of daughters...
- [Supercentenarians: geography and epidemiology of longevity]J M Robine
INSERM, Demographie et Sante, 34298 Montpellier
J Mal Vasc 27:S7-12. 2002
- Supercentenarians: slower ageing individuals or senile elderly?J Robine
INSERM, Val d Aurelle, 34298, Montpellier, France
Exp Gerontol 36:915-30. 2001..6. Our results are compatible with the last extrapolations of mortality trajectories using a logistic or a quadratic model...
- Three dimensions of the survival curve: horizontalization, verticalization, and longevity extensionSiu Lan Karen Cheung
INSERM Démographie et Santé, Val d Aurelle, Parc Euromedecine, 34298 Montpellier 5, France
Demography 42:243-58. 2005..After age normalization, the highest normal life durations moved closer to M, implying that the increase in human longevity is meeting some resistance...
- Exploring the impact of climate on human longevityJean Marie Robine
National Institute on Health and Medical Research, INSERM U988 and U710, France
Exp Gerontol 47:660-71. 2012..This work confirms the impact of climate conditions on human longevity, but it fails to demonstrate a strong association between longevity and mountainous regions and/or air quality...
- [How to define old age: successful aging and/or longevity]Claudine Berr
INSERM, U1061, neuropsychiatrie recherche épidémiologique et clinique, Hôpital de la Colombière, 34093 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
Med Sci (Paris) 28:281-7. 2012..This requires a healthy diet, having physical and intellectual appropriate activities and a right use of medical care. Finally, maintaining a social role and a raison d'être in old age are also major factors in successful aging...
- Handgrip strength: indications of paternal inheritance in three European regionsAmandine Cournil
Unite Mixte de Recherche, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Universite Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1101-6. 2010..We aimed to investigate the pattern of inheritance of handgrip strength in a sample of parent-offspring pairs from three different European regions in Denmark, France, and Italy...
- Increase in common longevity and the compression of mortality: the case of JapanSiu Lan Karen Cheung
National Institute of Health and Medical Research INSERM, Health and Demography, Montpellier, France
Popul Stud (Camb) 61:85-97. 2007..Our data do not suggest that we are approaching an upper limit in human longevity...
- [Buffon and the longevity of species in the light of history]Jean Marie Robine
INSERM, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, France
Dan Medicinhist Arbog 36:97-108. 2008..47x(age at first reproduction)0.65. Taking into account the variation due to, i.a., phylogenetic constraints and adaptive divergence, Buffon's idea represents a basic biological relationship between life history characters...
- Are men aging as oaks and women as reeds? A behavioral hypothesis to explain the gender paradox of French centenariansFrédéric Balard
Equipe Démographie et Santé, INSERM, Centre Val d Aurelle, Parc Euromedecine, U710, 34 298 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
J Aging Res 2011:371039. 2011..Men, as "oaks," seem able to delay the afflictions of old age until a breaking point, while women, as "reeds," seem able to survive despite an accumulation of health deficits...
- Looking forward to a general theory on population agingJean Marie Robine
Geriatric Department, Geneva University Hospitals, CH 1226, Thonex Geneva, Switzerland
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M590-7. 2004..This theory has to be based on a world harmonization of functional decline measurements and a periodic "International Aging Survey" to monitor global aging through a sample of carefully selected countries...
- The burden of diseases on disability-free life expectancy in later lifeCarol Jagger
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:408-14. 2007..We use a longitudinal study with follow-up at 2, 6, and 10 years to assess the impact of different diseases on both total life expectancy (TLE) and disability-free life expectancy (DFLE)...
- The influence of functional limitations and various demographic factors on self-reported activity restriction at older agesEmmanuelle Cambois
Institut National d Etudes Demographiques, Paris, France
Disabil Rehabil 27:871-83. 2005..but such limitations do not evenly reduce activity performance. We assessed how age, sex and the place of residence (household or institutions) changed the risk of reporting restrictions for similar functional problems...
- Nonagenarians and centenarians in Switzerland, 1860-2001: a demographic analysisJean Marie Robine
Group Health and Demography, University of Montpellier 1, France
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:31-7. 2005..To explore the rapid rise of the extremely old population, showing the magnitude of the increase and identifying demographic mechanisms underlying this increase...
- Comparative value of medical diagnosis versus physical functioning in predicting the 6-year survival of 1951 hospitalized old patientsEmilia Frangos Lordos
Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva Medical School and University Hospitals, 3 chemin du Pont Bochet, Thonex Geneve, Switzerland
Rejuvenation Res 11:829-36. 2008
- Handgrip strength among nonagenarians and centenarians in three European regionsBernard Jeune
Aging Research Center, and Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:707-12. 2006..Handgrip strength is an important predictor of disability and mortality among old people. The aim was to compare the grip strength among very old people in three regions of Europe...
- Frailty judgment by hospital team members: degree of agreement and survival predictionFrancois R Herrmann
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:916-7. 2005