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

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). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1175.

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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.

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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). https://doi.org/10.1136/jech.2007.063917.

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18365330
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Xiao, Xinhua, Zhen-Xin Zhang, Harvey Jay Cohen, Heng Wang, Wenhui Li, Tong Wang, Tao Xu, et al. “Evidence of a relationship between infant birth weight and later diabetes and impaired glucose regulation in a Chinese population..” Diabetes Care 31, no. 3 (March 2008): 483–87. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc07-1130.

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18070988
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Yi, Z., D. Gu, and K. C. Land. “Erratum: "The association of childhood socioeconomic conditions with healthy longevity at the oldest-old ages in China" (Demography vol. 44 (3) (508-511)).” Demography 44, no. 4 (November 1, 2007).

Scholars@Duke

Yi, Zeng, Danan Gu, and Kenneth C. Land. “The association of childhood socioeconomic conditions with healthy longevity at the oldest-old ages in China..” Demography 44, no. 3 (August 2007): 497–518. https://doi.org/10.1353/dem.2007.0033.

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17913008
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Liu, G., D. Gu, D. Vlosky, and Z. Yi. “Factors Associated with Place of Death Among Chinese Oldest-Old.” Journal of Applied Gerontology 26 (2007): 34–57.

Scholars@Duke

Yi, Z., K. C. Land, Z. Wang, and D. Gu. “U.S. family household momentum and dynamics: An extension and application of the ProFamy method.” Population Research and Policy Review 25, no. 1 (February 1, 2006): 1–41. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11113-006-7034-9.

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