Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Demographic and health conditions of ageing in Latin America and the CaribbeanAlberto Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, 1180 Observatory Drive, Room 4412, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Int J Epidemiol 31:762-71. 2002
- Estimation of covariate effects with current status data and differential mortalityAlberto Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706 1393, USA
Demography 50:521-44. 2013..We find that the proposed adjustment procedure considerably reduces the bias arising from differential mortality...
- The influence of early conditions on health status among elderly Puerto RicansAlberto Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Soc Biol 52:132-63. 2005....
- Reproducing inequalities: luck, wallets, and the enduring effects of childhood healthAlberto Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1180 Observatory Drive 53706, USA
Demography 43:587-615. 2006..It is very likely that the evidence presented in this article grossly underplays the importance of early childhood health for adult socioeconomic achievement...
- Aging and health status of elderly in Latin America and the Caribbean: preliminary findingsAlberto Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, 4434 Social Science Building, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:263-85. 2007..It is important that new policy initiatives begin to seriously target the region's elderly, especially with an emphasis on the prevention and treatment of diabetes and obesity...
- The effects of infant mortality on fertility revisited: new evidence from Latin AmericaA Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706 1393, USA
Demography 36:41-58. 1999..These effects, however, may be too small to support the hypothesis that changes in child mortality are of more than modest importance in the process of fertility decline in Latin America in the late twentieth century...
- Interpreting the paradoxical in the hispanic paradox: demographic and epidemiologic approachesA Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 954:140-74. 2001..We find that much of what is conceived by demographers and epidemiologists as a paradox may not be paradoxical at all...
- Stature prediction equations for elderly Hispanics in Latin American countries by sex and ethnic backgroundAlberto Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 4426 Social Science Bldg, 1180 Observatory Dr, Madison, WI 53706 1320, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:804-10. 2005....
- Early life exposures and the occurrence and timing of heart disease among the older adult Puerto Rican populationMry McEnry
Center for Demography and Ecology and Center for Demography of Health and Aging, University of Wisconsin, 4412 Sewell Social Science Building, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706
Demography 47:23-43. 2010..We show, however, that while exposure is associated with the probability of ever experiencing adult heart disease, it is not associated with the timing of onset among those who do experience it...
- Effect of early conditions on disability among the elderly in Latin America and the CaribbeanMalena Monteverde
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Popul Stud (Camb) 63:21-35. 2009....
- Early life exposure to poor nutrition and infectious diseases and its effects on the health of older Puerto Rican adultsMary McEniry
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Sewell Social Science Building, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S337-48. 2008....
- Paradox lost: explaining the Hispanic adult mortality advantageAlberto Palloni
Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconcin Madison, USA
Demography 41:385-415. 2004..However, we were unable to account for the mortality advantage observed among other foreign-born Hispanics...
- Social science. Death in DarfurJohn Hagan
Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, and with the American Bar Foundation, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Science 313:1578-9. 2006
- Racial targeting of sexual violence in DarfurJohn Hagan
Department of Sociology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 1330, USA
Am J Public Health 99:1386-92. 2009..We used the Atrocities Documentation Survey to determine whether Sudanese government forces were involved in racially targeting sexual victimization toward ethnically African women in the Darfur region of western Sudan...
- Maternal and infant health of Mexican immigrants in the USA: the effects of acculturation, duration, and selective return migrationMIGUEL CEBALLOS
Department of Sociology, Institute for Ethnic Studies, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
Ethn Health 15:377-96. 2010..This is referred to as the 'acculturation paradox.'..
- The tide to come: elderly health in Latin America and the CaribbeanAlberto Palloni
University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
J Aging Health 18:180-206. 2006..There is some evidence, albeit weak, to suggest that the conjecture regarding elderly health status' connection to early conditions has some merit...
- [Mexican older adults with a wide socioeconomic perspective: health and aging]Rebeca Wong
Maryland Population Research Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Salud Publica Mex 49:S436-47. 2007..Describe the Estudio Nacional de Salud y Envejecimiento en México (ENASEM), also known by its name in English as the Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS)...
- Survey data for the study of aging in Latin America and the Caribbean: selected studiesRebeca Wong
University of Maryland, USA
J Aging Health 18:157-79. 2006..The article describes the studies and marks them as informative, comprehensive, and still underanalyzed in particular for the purpose of cross-national analyses of aging among Latin American and Caribbean populations...
- Introduction: aging among Latin American and Caribbean populationsAlberto Palloni
J Aging Health 18:149-56. 2006
- [Self-reported general health in older adults in Latin America and the Caribbean: usefulness of the indicator]Rebeca Wong
Maryland Population Research Center, Universidad de Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:323-32. 2005..To evaluate self-reported general health (SRGH) as a health indicator and to analyze its covariates in people 60 years old or older living in private homes in seven cities of Latin America and the Caribbean...
- [The Health, Well-Being, and Aging ("SABE") survey: methodology applied and profile of the study population]Cecilia Albala
Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnologías de los Alimentos, Universidad de Chile Santiago, Chile
Rev Panam Salud Publica 17:307-22. 2005..Comparative studies of these characteristics and with this comparative nature should be extended to other countries, areas, and regions of the world in order to expand the knowledge available on older adults...
- Public Use Samples of 1910 & 1920 Puerto Rican CensusesAlberto Palloni; Fiscal Year: 2004..These comparisons will shed light on the nature and importance of assimilation processes. ..
- Conference on Aging in Developing Countries: Building Integrated Research AgendasAlberto Palloni; Fiscal Year: 2007..As a consequence, this meeting is highly relevant for policy design not just for public health but also for policies related to labor force, income distribution, and pensions systems. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HEALTH CONDITIONS OF ELDERLY PUERTO RICANSAlberto Palloni; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..