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, and Therese Hesketh. “The effects of China's universal two-child policy.” Lancet (London, England) 388, no. 10054 (October 2016): 1930–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31405-2.

PMID
27751400
Full Text

Zeng, Yi, Huashuai Chen, Ting Ni, Rongping Ruan, Chao Nie, Xiaomin Liu, Lei Feng, et al. “Interaction Between the FOXO1A-209 Genotype and Tea Drinking Is Significantly Associated with Reduced Mortality at Advanced Ages.” Rejuvenation Res 19, no. 3 (June 2016): 195–203. https://doi.org/10.1089/rej.2015.1737.

PMID
26414954
Full Text

Gu, Danan, Haiyan Zhu, Tyson Brown, Helen Hoenig, and Yi Zeng. “Tourism Experiences and Self-Rated Health Among Older Adults in China.” J Aging Health 28, no. 4 (June 2016): 675–703. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264315609906.

PMID
26486781
Full Text

Lv, Y. B., Z. X. Yin, C. L. Chei, M. S. Brasher, J. Zhang, V. B. Kraus, F. Qian, X. Shi, D. B. Matchar, and Y. Zeng. “Serum cholesterol levels within the high normal range are associated with better cognitive performance among Chinese elderly.” Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging 20, no. 3 (March 1, 2016): 280–87. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12603-016-0701-6.

Full Text

Zeng, Yi, Chao Nie, Junxia Min, Xiaomin Liu, Mengmeng Li, Huashuai Chen, Hanshi Xu, et al. “Novel loci and pathways significantly associated with longevity.” Sci Rep 6 (February 25, 2016): 21243. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep21243.

PMID
26912274
Full Text

Chei, Choy-Lye, Prassanna Raman, Chi Keong Ching, Zhao-Xue Yin, Xiao-Ming Shi, Yi Zeng, and David B. Matchar. “Prevalence and Risk Factors of Atrial Fibrillation in Chinese Elderly: Results from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey.” Chin Med J (Engl) 128, no. 18 (September 20, 2015): 2426–32. https://doi.org/10.4103/0366-6999.164918.

PMID
26365957
Full Text

Lyu, Yuebin, Zhaoxue Yin, Jiesi Luo, Xiaoming Shi, and Yi Zeng. “[Association between anemia and 3-year all-cause mortality among oldest old people in longevity areas in China].” Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi 36, no. 7 (July 2015): 682–86.

PMID
26564693
Scholars@Duke

Cheng, Lingguo, Hong Liu, Ye Zhang, Ke Shen, and Yi Zeng. “The impact of health insurance on health outcomes and spending of the elderly: evidence from China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme.” Health Econ 24, no. 6 (June 2015): 672–91. https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.3053.

PMID
24777657
Full Text

Feng, Qiush, Joonmo Son, and Yi Zeng. “Prevalence and correlates of successful ageing: a comparative study between China and South Korea.” Eur J Ageing 12, no. 2 (June 2015): 83–94. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-014-0329-5.

PMID
28804348
Full Text

Pages