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

Feng, L, Li, J, Ng, T-P, Lee, T-S, Kua, E-H, and Zeng, Y. "TEA DRINKING AND COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN OLDEST-OLD CHINESE." JOURNAL OF NUTRITION HEALTH & AGING 16, no. 9 (September 2012): 754-758.

PMID
23131816
Full Text

Purser, JL, Feng, Q, Yi, Z, and Hoenig, H. "A new classification of function and disability in China: subtypes based on performance-based and self-reported measures." Journal of Aging and Health 24, no. 5 (August 2012): 779-798.

PMID
22556391
Full Text

Smith, SK, Rayer, S, Smith, E, Wang, Z, and Zeng, Y. "Population Aging, Disability and Housing Accessibility: Implications for Sub-national Areas in the United States." Housing Studies 27, no. 2 (March 1, 2012): 252-266.

Full Text

Zhao, L, Yang, F, Xu, K, Cao, H, Zheng, G-Y, Zhang, Y, Li, J, Cui, H, Chen, X, Zhu, Z, He, H, Mo, X, Kennedy, BK, Suh, Y, Zeng, Y, and Tian, X-L. "Common genetic variants of the β2-adrenergic receptor affect its translational efficiency and are associated with human longevity." Aging Cell 11, no. 6 (2012): 1094-1101.

PMID
23020224
Full Text

Chen, X, Zhang, Z-X, George, LK, Wang, Z-S, Fan, Z-J, Xu, T, Zhou, X-L, Han, S-M, Wen, H-B, and Zeng, Y. "Birth measurements, family history, and environmental factors associated with later-life hypertensive status." American Journal of Hypertension 25, no. 4 (2012): 464-471.

PMID
22297260
Full Text

Zeng, Y. "Toward deeper research and better policy for healthy aging - using the unique data of Chinese longitudinal healthy longevity survey." China Economic Journal 5, no. 2-3 (2012): 131-149.

Full Text

Feng, L, Li, J, Ng, TP, Lee, TS, Kua, EH, and Zeng, Y. "Tea drinking and cognitive function in oldest-old Chinese." Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging 16, no. 9 (January 1, 2012): 754-758.

Full Text

Zeng, Y. "Towards Deeper Research and Better Policy for Healthy Aging --Using the Unique Data of Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey." China Economic Journal 5, no. 2-3 (January 2012): 131-149.

PMID
24443653
Full Text

Zeng, Y, Morgan, SP, Wang, Z, Gu, D, and Yang, C. "A Multistate Life Table Analysis of Union Regimes in the United States: Trends and Racial Differentials, 1970-2002." Population Research and Policy Review 31, no. 2 (2012): 207-234.

PMID
24179311
Full Text

Zhai, Y, Shi, XM, Fitzgerald, SM, Qian, HZ, Kraus, VB, Sereny, M, Hu, P, Yin, ZX, Xu, JW, and Zeng, Y. "High sensitivity C-reactive protein associated with different health predictors in middle-aged and oldest old Chinese." Biomedical and Environmental Sciences 25, no. 3 (2012): 257-266.

PMID
22840575
Full Text

Pages