Zachary Zimmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An examination of urban versus rural mortality in China using community and individual data
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affaris, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S349-57. 2007
  2. pmc Shifting coresidence near the end of life: comparing decedents and survivors of a follow-up study in China
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Demography 47:537-54. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Key topics in the study of older adult health in developing countries that are experiencing population aging
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, Department of Sociology, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:235-41. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Education of adult children and mortality of their elderly parents in Taiwan
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Demography 44:289-305. 2007
  5. pmc A multi-level analysis of urban/rural and socioeconomic differences in functional health status transition among older Chinese
    Zachary Zimmer
    University of Utah, Institute of Public and International Affairs and Department of Sociology, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:559-67. 2010
  6. pmc Poverty, wealth inequality and health among older adults in rural Cambodia
    Zachary Zimmer
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:57-71. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Return migration and the health of older aged parents: evidence from rural Thailand
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Aging Health 22:955-76. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Transitions in marital status and functional health and patterns of intergenerational coresidence among China's elderly population
    Kim Korinek
    Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:260-70. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and health among older adults in rural and urban China
    Zachary Zimmer
    The Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, USA
    J Aging Health 16:44-70. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Older adults in sub-Saharan Africa living with children and grandchildren
    Zachary Zimmer
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 59:295-312. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc An examination of urban versus rural mortality in China using community and individual data
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affaris, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S349-57. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Shifting coresidence near the end of life: comparing decedents and survivors of a follow-up study in China
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Demography 47:537-54. 2010
    ..In the end, we conclude that the period nearing the end oflife is a time offlux in living situation and that coresidential shifts are underestimated when those who die during afollow-up study are ignored...
  3. ncbi request reprint Key topics in the study of older adult health in developing countries that are experiencing population aging
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, Department of Sociology, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:235-41. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Education of adult children and mortality of their elderly parents in Taiwan
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Demography 44:289-305. 2007
    ..This finding suggests that there may be different roles for education in the onset versus the progression of a health problem that may lead to death...
  5. pmc A multi-level analysis of urban/rural and socioeconomic differences in functional health status transition among older Chinese
    Zachary Zimmer
    University of Utah, Institute of Public and International Affairs and Department of Sociology, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:559-67. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Poverty, wealth inequality and health among older adults in rural Cambodia
    Zachary Zimmer
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:57-71. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Return migration and the health of older aged parents: evidence from rural Thailand
    Zachary Zimmer
    Institute of Public and International Affairs, University of Utah, 260 S Central Campus Drive, Room 214, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Aging Health 22:955-76. 2010
    ..To examine the extent to which an association exists between health of older parents and return migration of children in rural Thailand...
  8. doi request reprint Transitions in marital status and functional health and patterns of intergenerational coresidence among China's elderly population
    Kim Korinek
    Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:260-70. 2011
    ..We also inquire whether coresidence transitions vary by older adults' gender and the presence of grandchildren in skip generation households...
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and health among older adults in rural and urban China
    Zachary Zimmer
    The Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, USA
    J Aging Health 16:44-70. 2004
    ..This article examines associations in rural and urban China...
  10. ncbi request reprint Older adults in sub-Saharan Africa living with children and grandchildren
    Zachary Zimmer
    Population Council, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 59:295-312. 2005
    ..Older adults are more likely to be living with double-orphans in countries with high AIDS-related mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Education, income, and functional limitation transitions among American adults: contrasting onset and progression
    Zachary Zimmer
    Policy Research Division, The Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1089-97. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Family size and support of older adults in urban and rural China: current effects and future implications
    Zachary Zimmer
    Population Council, Policy Research Division, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Demography 40:23-44. 2003
    ..The results show that the number of children is an important determinant of support, but future reductions in support may not be as dramatic as anticipated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Changes in functional limitation and survival among older Taiwanese, 1993, 1996, and 1999
    Zachary Zimmer
    Population Council, New York, USA
    Popul Stud (Camb) 56:265-76. 2002
    ..The Universal Health Insurance programme, established in 1995, may have increased access to care and thus the survival of those in poorest health...
  14. ncbi request reprint Determinants of old-age mortality in Taiwan
    Zachary Zimmer
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:457-70. 2005
    ..This pattern may be an indication of better access to health care or changes in longer-run, but unmeasured, determinants of old-age mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint Education, gender, and functional transitions among Indonesian elderly
    Toshiko Kaneda
    International Programs, Population Reference Bureau, 1875 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:303-22. 2007
    ..The conclusion speculates on the possible mechanisms behind these diverse findings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Short-term trends in functional limitation and disability among older Asians: a comparison of five Asian settings
    Mary Beth Ofstedal
    Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:243-61. 2007
    ..The paper discusses the potential implications of these results and places them in the context of past and current trends in functional limitation observed in the United States...
  17. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status differentials in life and active life expectancy among older adults in Beijing
    Toshiko Kaneda
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 27:241-51. 2005
    ..Our aim is to determine if associations found are consistent across indicators and with those typically observed in the Western industrialized countries...
  18. ncbi request reprint A further discussion on revisiting the classification of household composition among elderly people
    Zachary Zimmer
    Policy Research Division, Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York 10017, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 18:247-50. 2003
    ..Yer, having a standard as a starting point reduces the complexity of the task of defining a classification scheme to be used comparatively across societies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Living arrangements of older adults in the developing world: an analysis of demographic and health survey household surveys
    John Bongaarts
    Population Council, Policy Research Division, New York, New York 10017, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S145-57. 2002
    ..This study examines living arrangements of older adults across 43 developing countries and compares patterns by gender, world regions, and macro-level indicators of socioeconomic development...
  20. ncbi request reprint Whose education counts? The added impact of adult-child education on physical functioning of older taiwanese
    Zachary Zimmer
    Population Council, Policy Research Division, New York, New York 10017, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:S23-32. 2002
    ..Despite this probable association, such hypotheses have rarely been tested. In this study, a nationally representative survey of older Taiwanese was used to examine these concurrent effects...

Research Grants6

  1. Comparative Study of Health Transitions in Later Life
    Zachary Zimmer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The Principal Investigators are: Zachary Zimmer, Population Council, and Mary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan...
  2. Urban/Rural Disparities in Health and Mortality in China
    Zachary Zimmer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Yet, the topic has received only moderate interest in the developing world, particularly among older populations. This program of research is anticipated to fill that gap for China. ..