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

Liu, Huizhuo, Yi Zeng, and Lijing L. Yan. “Healthy Lifestyle in Older Age and 7-Year Survival After 80 Years Old.” In Circulation, 120:S486–S486. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2009.

Scholars@Duke

Purser, J. L., Q. Feng, and Y. Zeng. “DISABILITY-SPECIFIC AND GRADED PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF REGULAR PHYSICAL EXERCISE ON SURVIVAL IN CHINESE OLDER ADULTS.” Gerontologist 49 (October 1, 2009): 18–18.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y. “PROJECTING THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND POLICY IMPACTS ON ANNUAL PENSION DEFICITS: A SIMPLE METHOD AND ILLUSTRATIVE APPLICATION TO CHINA.” Gerontologist 49 (October 1, 2009): 97–97.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y., Z. Zhang, T. Xu, E. Ma, D. Gu, F. Zhang, and J. Corless. “ASSOCIATION OF BIRTH OUTCOME WITH LONG-TERM SURVIVAL AND GENERAL HEALTH AT OLDER AGES IN CHINA.” Gerontologist 49 (October 1, 2009): 171–171.

Scholars@Duke

Hu, H. T., Z. X. Zhang, H. B. Wen, Z. S. Wang, X. H. Xiao, T. Xu, A. M. Liu, M. Y. Gai, and Y. Zeng. “The association between the risk of adult cerebral vascular disease and the intrauterine growth: A retrospective birth cohort study in a Chinese population.” Chinese Journal of Neurology 42, no. 9 (September 1, 2009): 619–24. https://doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.1006-7876.2009.09.014.

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Gu, Danan, Matthew E. Dupre, David F. Warner, and Yi Zeng. “Changing health status and health expectancies among older adults in China: gender differences from 1992 to 2002.” Soc Sci Med 68, no. 12 (June 2009): 2170–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.03.031.

PMID
19394120
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Dupre, Matthew E., Danan Gu, David F. Warner, and Zeng Yi. “Frailty and type of death among older adults in China: prospective cohort study.” Bmj 338 (April 9, 2009): b1175. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1175.

PMID
19359289
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Gu, Danan, Matthew E. Dupre, Jessica Sautter, Haiyan Zhu, Yuzhi Liu, and Zeng Yi. “Frailty and mortality among Chinese at advanced ages.” J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64, no. 2 (March 2009): 279–89. https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbn009.

PMID
19196691
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Zhang, F., M. Lewis, G. Yang, J. Iriondo-Perez, Y. Zeng, and J. Liu. “Apolipoprotein E polymorphism, life stress and self-reported health among older adults.” J Epidemiol Community Health 62, no. 4 (April 2008): e3. https://doi.org/10.1136/jech.2007.063917.

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18365330
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