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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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....
- Association between divorce and risks for acute myocardial infarctionMatthew E Dupre
From the Duke Clinical Research Institute M E D, E D P, Department of Community and Family Medicine M E D, Department of Sociology M E D, L K G, Duke Law School G L, and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center E D P, Duke University, Durham, NC
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 8:244-51. 2015..However, the cumulative association between divorce and risks for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is unknown. This study investigated the association between lifetime exposure to divorce and the incidence of AMI in US adults...
- 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...