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, Yi, S Philip Morgan, Zhenglian Wang, Danan Gu, and Chingli Yang. “A Multistate Life Table Analysis of Union Regimes in the United States: Trends and Racial Differentials, 1970-2002..” Popul Res Policy Rev 31, no. 2 (April 1, 2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11113-011-9217-2.

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24179311
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Chen, Xia, Zhen-Xin Zhang, Linda K. George, Zi-Shi Wang, Zhong-Jie Fan, Tao Xu, Xiao-Lin Zhou, Shao-Mei Han, Hong-Bo Wen, and Yi Zeng. “Birth measurements, family history, and environmental factors associated with later-life hypertensive status..” Am J Hypertens 25, no. 4 (April 2012): 464–71. https://doi.org/10.1038/ajh.2011.262.

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22297260
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Smith, S. K., S. Rayer, E. Smith, Z. Wang, and Y. Zeng. “Population Aging, Disability and Housing Accessibility: Implications for Sub-national Areas in the United States.” Housing Studies 27, no. 2 (March 1, 2012): 252–66. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673037.2012.649468.

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Feng, L., J. Li, T. -. P. Ng, T. -. S. Lee, E. -. H. Kua, and Y. Zeng. “Tea drinking and cognitive function in oldest-old Chinese..” J Nutr Health Aging 16, no. 9 (2012): 754–58. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12603-012-0077-1.

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23131816
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Zeng, Yi. “Towards Deeper Research and Better Policy for Healthy Aging --Using the Unique Data of Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey..” China Economic J 5, no. 2–3 (2012): 131–49. https://doi.org/10.1080/17538963.2013.764677.

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24443653
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Feng, Jie, Jianyi Zhang, Ming Liu, Gang Wan, Keyan Qi, Chenguang Zheng, Zeping Lv, et al. “Association of mtDNA haplogroup F with healthy longevity in the female Chuang population, China..” Exp Gerontol 46, no. 12 (December 2011): 987–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exger.2011.09.001.

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21945877
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Zeng, Yi, Claude L. Hughes, Megan A. Lewis, Jianxin Li, and Fengyu Zhang. “Interactions between life stress factors and carrying the APOE4 allele adversely impact self-reported health in old adults..” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci 66, no. 10 (October 2011): 1054–61. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glr106.

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21768502
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Zeng, Yi. “Effects of demographic and retirement-age policies on future pension deficits, with an application to China..” Popul Dev Rev 37, no. 3 (2011): 553–69.

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22167815
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