Thursday, March 30 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Santa Anita AB

Session 3:
Adult Health and Mortality in Developing Countries

Chair: Kenneth H. Hill, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Philip W. Setel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  1. Adult Mortality in Southern Africa Using Deaths Reported by Households: Some Methodological Issues and ResultsRob Dorrington, University of Cape Town ; Ian M. Timaeus, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ; Simon Gregson, Imperial College

  2. Adult Mortality in a Rural Area of Senegal: Trends and Causes of DeathGéraldine Duthé, Institut national d'études démographiques (INED) ; Gilles Pison, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  3. Levels and Trends in Adult Background Mortality in Sub-Saharan AfricaPatrick Gerland, United Nations ; François Pelletier, United Nations ; Thomas Buettner, United Nations

  4. Adult Health and Mortality in the Gambia: Relationships between Anthropometric Status and Adult Mortality RiskRebecca Sear, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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