Matthew E Dupre
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Predictors of longevity: evidence from the oldest old in ChinaMatthew E Dupre
Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Public Health 98:1203-8. 2008..We investigated the characteristics of the oldest old in China and examined whether the factors associated with longevity varied with advanced age...
- Frailty and type of death among older adults in China: prospective cohort studyMatthew E Dupre
Department of Sociology and Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
BMJ 338:b1175. 2009..To examine the association between frailty and type of death among the world's largest oldest-old population in China...
- Educational differences in health risks and illness over the life course: a test of cumulative disadvantage theoryMatthew E Dupre
Department of Sociology and Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Box 3003, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Soc Sci Res 37:1253-66. 2008..Similar findings for diabetes and stroke are also discussed...
- Psychological well-being of the institutionalized and community-residing oldest old in China: the role of childrenGuangya Liu
School of Law, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Soc Sci Med 75:1874-82. 2012..The results underscore the importance of family dynamics for the psychological health of the institutionalized population in a historically family-care oriented society...
- Socioeconomic status and the Black-White mortality crossoverJessica M Sautter
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Am J Public Health 102:1566-71. 2012..We investigated associations among age, race, socioeconomic status (SES), and mortality in older persons and whether low SES contributes to the Black-White mortality crossover (when elevated age-specific mortality rates invert)...
- The cumulative effect of unemployment on risks for acute myocardial infarctionMatthew E Dupre
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:1731-7. 2012..Little is known about the cumulative effect of multiple job losses and unemployment on the risks for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
- Educational differences in age-related patterns of disease: reconsidering the cumulative disadvantage and age-as-leveler hypothesesMatthew E Dupre
Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516, USA
J Health Soc Behav 48:1-15. 2007....
- Characteristics of the institutionalized and community-residing oldest-old in ChinaDanan Gu
Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, 200 Trent Dr, Busse Bldg, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Soc Sci Med 64:871-83. 2007..However, the mortality differential is eliminated once the sociodemographic, family caregiving, and health characteristics of the oldest-old are taken into account. The implications of these findings are discussed...
- Marital trajectories and mortality among US adultsMatthew E Dupre
Social Science Research Institute, Duke University, P O Box 90420, 2024 West Main Street, Durham, NC, USA
Am J Epidemiol 170:546-55. 2009..The study demonstrates that traditional measures oversimplify the relation between marital status and mortality and that sex differences are related to a nexus of marital experiences and associated health risks...
- Survival differences among native-born and foreign-born older adults in the United StatesMatthew E Dupre
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e37177. 2012..Life expectancies of the U.S. foreign born are compared to other developed nations and the foreign-born contribution to total life expectancy (TLE) in the United States is assessed...
- Religious attendance and mortality: implications for the black-white mortality crossoverMatthew E Dupre
Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 123 West Franklin Street, CB 8120, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Demography 43:141-64. 2006..Overall, the results highlight the importance of considering religious attendance when examining racial and gender differences in age-specific mortality rates...