J R Wilmoth

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rectangularization revisited: variability of age at death within human populations
    J R Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley 2232, USA
    Demography 36:475-95. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Increase of maximum life-span in Sweden, 1861-1999
    J R Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 2120, USA
    Science 289:2366-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Demography of longevity: past, present, and future trends
    J R Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, 2232 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720 2120, USA
    Exp Gerontol 35:1111-29. 2000
  4. pmc The lifetime risk of maternal mortality: concept and measurement
    John Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 87:256-62. 2009

Research Grants

  1. LONGEVITY AND MORTALITY IN INDUSTRIALIZED SOCIETIES
    John Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. LONGEVITY AND MORTALITY IN INDUSTRIALIZED SOCIETIES
    John Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS OF OLDEST-OLD MORTALITY
    John Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 1993
  4. Studies in Global Mortality
    John R Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Rectangularization revisited: variability of age at death within human populations
    J R Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley 2232, USA
    Demography 36:475-95. 1999
    ..The United States is characterized by a relatively high degree of variability, compared with both Sweden and Japan. We suggest that the historical compression of mortality may have had significant psychological and behavioral impacts...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increase of maximum life-span in Sweden, 1861-1999
    J R Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 2120, USA
    Science 289:2366-8. 2000
    ..The more rapid rise in the maximum age since 1969 is due to the faster pace of old-age mortality decline during recent decades...
  3. ncbi request reprint Demography of longevity: past, present, and future trends
    J R Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, 2232 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720 2120, USA
    Exp Gerontol 35:1111-29. 2000
    ..Such methods suggest that life expectancy at birth in industrialized countries will be about 85-87years at the middle of the 21st century...
  4. pmc The lifetime risk of maternal mortality: concept and measurement
    John Wilmoth
    Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 87:256-62. 2009
    ..A clear and concise discussion of both its underlying concept and methods of measurement is badly needed...

Research Grants15

  1. LONGEVITY AND MORTALITY IN INDUSTRIALIZED SOCIETIES
    John Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lastly, both the substantive and methodological parts of this project will be aided by our continuing efforts to develop the Human Mortality Database, which is used widely by other researchers as well. ..
  2. LONGEVITY AND MORTALITY IN INDUSTRIALIZED SOCIETIES
    John Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS OF OLDEST-OLD MORTALITY
    John Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..S., with particular attention given to the comparative quality of mortality data by state...
  4. Studies in Global Mortality
    John R Wilmoth; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Estimating mortality and its causes is an important step in determining the relative importance of factors preventing longer life, and as such are directly relevant to the goals of the National Institute on Aging. ..