Yi Zeng, PhD

Professor in Medicine
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-7554
Email address zengyi@duke.edu

(1) Socioeconomic, behavior, environmental and genetic determinants of healthy aging and healthy longevity;
(2) Factors related to elderly disability and mental health;
(3) Methods of family households and elderly living arrangements forecasting/analysis and their applications in health services and socioeconomic planning, and market studies;
(4) Policy analysis in population aging, social welfare, retirement, and fertility transitions.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Free University of Brussels (Belgium), 1986

Publications

Zeng, Y, Chen, H, Ni, T, Ruan, R, Nie, C, Liu, X, Feng, L, Zhang, F, Lu, J, Li, J, Li, Y, Tao, W, Gregory, SG, Gottschalk, W, Lutz, MW, Land, KC, Yashin, A, Tan, Q, Yang, Z, Bolund, L, Ming, Q, Yang, H, Min, J, Willcox, DC, Willcox, BJ, Gu, J, Hauser, E, Tian, X-L, and Vaupel, JW. "Interaction Between the FOXO1A-209 Genotype and Tea Drinking Is Significantly Associated with Reduced Mortality at Advanced Ages." Rejuvenation research 19, no. 3 (June 2016): 195-203.

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Zeng, Y, Nie, C, Min, J, Liu, X, Li, M, Chen, H, Xu, H, Wang, M, Ni, T, Li, Y, Yan, H, Zhang, J-P, Song, C, Chi, L-Q, Wang, H-M, Dong, J, Zheng, G-Y, Lin, L, Qian, F, Qi, Y, Liu, X, Cao, H, Wang, Y, Zhang, L, Li, Z, Zhou, Y, Wang, Y, Lu, J, Li, J, Qi, M, Bolund, L, Yashin, A, Land, KC, Gregory, S, Yang, Z, Gottschalk, W, Tao, W, Wang, J, Wang, J, Xu, X, Bae, H, Nygaard, M, Christiansen, L, Christensen, K, Franceschi, C, Lutz, MW, Gu, J, Tan, Q, Perls, T, Sebastiani, P, Deelen, J, and Slagboom, E et al. "Novel loci and pathways significantly associated with longevity." Scientific reports 6 (February 25, 2016): 21243-.

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Chei, C-L, Raman, P, Ching, CK, Yin, Z-X, Shi, X-M, Zeng, Y, and Matchar, DB. "Prevalence and Risk Factors of Atrial Fibrillation in Chinese Elderly: Results from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey." Chinese medical journal 128, no. 18 (September 2015): 2426-2432.

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Cheng, L, Liu, H, Zhang, Y, Shen, K, and Zeng, Y. "The impact of health insurance on health outcomes and spending of the elderly: Evidence from china's new cooperative medical scheme." Health Economics (United Kingdom) 24, no. 6 (June 1, 2015): 672-691.

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Cheng, L, Liu, H, Zhang, Y, Shen, K, and Zeng, Y. "The impact of health insurance on health outcomes and spending of the elderly: evidence from China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme." Health economics 24, no. 6 (June 2015): 672-691.

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24777657
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Feng, Q, Son, J, and Zeng, Y. "Prevalence and correlates of successful ageing: a comparative study between China and South Korea." European journal of ageing 12, no. 2 (June 2015): 83-94.

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Zeng, Y, Chen, H, Ni, T, Ruan, R, Feng, L, Nie, C, Cheng, L, Li, Y, Tao, W, Gu, J, Land, KC, Yashin, A, Tan, Q, Yang, Z, Bolund, L, Yang, H, Hauser, E, Willcox, DC, Willcox, BJ, Tian, X-L, and Vaupel, JW. "GxE interactions between FOXO genotypes and drinking tea are significantly associated with prevention of cognitive decline in advanced age in China." The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences 70, no. 4 (April 2015): 426-433.

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Zeng, Y, Chen, H, Wang, Z, and Land, KC. "Implications of changes in households and living arrangements for future home-based care needs and costs for disabled elders in China." Journal of aging and health 27, no. 3 (April 2015): 519-550.

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Lv, Y-B, Yin, Z-X, Chei, C-L, Qian, H-Z, Kraus, VB, Zhang, J, Brasher, MS, Shi, X-M, Matchar, DB, and Zeng, Y. "Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol was inversely associated with 3-year all-cause mortality among Chinese oldest old: data from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey." Atherosclerosis 239, no. 1 (March 2015): 137-142.

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25602855
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Zeng, Y. "Regional Diversities of Population Aging in China: Handling Demographic Changes." German Chamber Ticker, no. No. 5 (2015): 11-13.

Scholars@Duke

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