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

Xiao, X, Zhang, Z-X, Cohen, HJ, Wang, H, Li, W, Wang, T, Xu, T, Liu, A, Gai, M-Y, Ying, S, Schmitz, O, and Yi, Z. "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): 483-487.

PMID
18070988
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Yi, Z, Gu, D, and Land, KC. "The association of childhood socioeconomic conditions with healthy longevity at the oldest-old ages in China." Demography 44, no. 3 (August 2007): 497-518.

PMID
17913008
Scholars@Duke

Yi, Z. "Options for fertility policy transition in China." Population and Development Review 33, no. 2 (June 1, 2007): 215-246.

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Yi, Z, Gu, D, and Land, KC. "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 (2007).

Scholars@Duke

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

Scholars@Duke

Yi, Z, Land, KC, Wang, Z, and Gu, D. "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.

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Gu, D, Vlosky, D, and Zeng, Y. "Living arrangement life expectancy among the oldest-old in China." GERONTOLOGIST 45 (October 2005): 88-88.

Scholars@Duke

Yi, Z, Stallard, E, and Wang, Z. "Computing time-varying sex-age-specific rates of marriage/union formation and dissolution in family household projection or simulation." Demographic Research 11 (December 3, 2004): 263-304.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y, George, L, Vaupel, J, and Goodkind, D. "Chinese longitudinal healthy longevity survey: A unique data resource and research opportunities." GERONTOLOGIST 44 (October 2004): 194-195.

Scholars@Duke

Gu, D, and Yi, Z. "Sociodemographic effects on the onset and recovery of ADL disability among Chinese oldest-old." Demographic Research 11 (August 4, 2004): 1-41.

Scholars@Duke

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