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

Yi, Z., T. P. Schultz, W. Deming, and G. Danan. “Association of divorce with socio-demographic covariates in China, 1955-1985: Event history analysis based on data collected in Shanghai, Hebei, and Shaanxi.” Demographic Research 7 (August 29, 2002): 407–31.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Yi, and Kenneth C. Land. “Adjusting period tempo changes with an extension of Ryder's basic translation equation..” Demography 39, no. 2 (May 2002): 269–85. https://doi.org/10.1353/dem.2002.0022.

PMID
12048952
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Yi, Zeng, James W. Vaupel, Xiao Zhenyu, Zhang Chunyuan, and Liu Yuzhi. “Sociodemographic and Health Profiles of Oldest Old in China..” Population and Development Review 2 (2002).

Scholars@Duke

Yi, Z., J. W. Vaupel, X. Zhenyu, Z. Chunyuan, and L. Yuzhi. “Sociodemographic and health profiles of the oldest old in China.” Population and Development Review 28, no. 2 (2002): 251–73.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Y., J. W. Vaupel, Z. Xiao, C. Zhang, and Y. Liu. “L'enquête sur la longévité en bonne santé : L'espérance de vie sans incapacité des personnes très âgées en Chine.” Population 56, no. 1–2 (December 1, 2001): 109–32.

Scholars@Duke

Yi, Zeng. “It Is No Longer Appropriate to Advocate in Programmatic Party and Government Documents That Family Support Should Be the Main Form of Eldercare in Rural Areas.” Chinese Sociology & Anthropology 34, no. 1 (October 2001): 81–83. https://doi.org/10.2753/csa0009-4625340181.

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Yi, Z., and K. C. Land. “A sensitivity analysis of the Bongaarts-Feeney method for adjusting bias in observed period total fertility rates..” Demography 38, no. 1 (February 2001): 17–28. https://doi.org/10.1353/dem.2001.0010.

PMID
11227842
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Zeng, Y., J. W. Vaupel, Z. Xiao, C. Zhang, and Y. Liu. “The healthy longevity survey and the active life expectancy of the oldest old in China.” Population 13, no. 1 (January 1, 2001).

Scholars@Duke

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