Zachary Zimmer, PhD

Professor

Interests

Publications

Reproductive History and Later-Life Comorbidity Trajectories: A Medicare-Linked Cohort Study From the Utah Population Database. Demography. 2015 Dec; 52(6):2021-49.
Pain and self-assessed health: Does the association vary by age? Soc Sci Med. 2015 Apr; 130:259-67.
Examining late-life functional limitation trajectories and their associations with underlying onset, recovery, and mortality. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2014 Mar; 69(2):275-86.
Fifteen-year disability trends among older persons in the Beijing municipality of China. J Aging Health. 2014 Mar; 26(2):207-30.
The poorest of the poor: composition and wealth of older person households in sub-saharan Africa. Res Aging. 2014 May; 36(3):271-96.
Comparing the socioeconomic status--health gradient among adults 50 and older across rural and urban areas of Thailand in 1994 and 2007. Soc Sci Med. 2012 Jun; 74(12):1921-8.
Modeling disability trajectories and mortality of the oldest-old in China. Demography. 2012 Feb; 49(1):291-314.
Trends in late-life disability in Taiwan, 1989-2007: the roles of education, environment, and technology. Popul Stud (Camb). 2011 Nov; 65(3):289-304.
Gender differentials in disability and mortality transitions: the case of older adults in Japan. J Aging Health. 2011 Dec; 23(8):1285-308.
Transitions in marital status and functional health and patterns of intergenerational coresidence among China's elderly population. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2011 Mar; 66(2):260-70.
Shifting coresidence near the end of life: comparing decedents and survivors of a follow-up study in China. Demography. 2010 Aug; 47(3):537-54.
A multi-level analysis of urban/rural and socioeconomic differences in functional health status transition among older Chinese. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Aug; 71(3):559-67.
Return migration and the health of older aged parents: evidence from rural Thailand. J Aging Health. 2010 Oct; 22(7):955-76.
[Effects and trends of stroke and life expectancy among older adults--from 1990s to 2000s]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2009 Feb; 30(2):105-9.
Stroke and active life expectancy among older adults in Beijing, China. Disabil Rehabil. 2009; 31(9):701-11.
Poverty, wealth inequality and health among older adults in rural Cambodia. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Jan; 66(1):57-71.
An examination of urban versus rural mortality in China using community and individual data. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2007 Sep; 62(5):S349-57.
Key topics in the study of older adult health in developing countries that are experiencing population aging. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2007 Sep; 22(3):235-41.
Education, gender, and functional transitions among Indonesian elderly. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2007 Sep; 22(3):303-22.
Education of adult children and mortality of their elderly parents in Taiwan. Demography. 2007 May; 44(2):289-305.
Short-term trends in functional limitation and disability among older Asians: a comparison of five Asian settings. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2007 Sep; 22(3):243-61.
[Study on the active life expectancy of the elderly and its longitudinal transition in Beijing]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2005 Dec; 26(12):939-42.
Older adults in sub-Saharan Africa living with children and grandchildren. Popul Stud (Camb). 2005 Nov; 59(3):295-312.
Socioeconomic status differentials in life and active life expectancy among older adults in Beijing. Disabil Rehabil. 2005 Mar 4; 27(5):241-51.
Determinants of old-age mortality in Taiwan. Soc Sci Med. 2005 Feb; 60(3):457-70.
Socioeconomic status and health among older adults in rural and urban China. J Aging Health. 2004 Feb; 16(1):44-70.
Education, income, and functional limitation transitions among American adults: contrasting onset and progression. Int J Epidemiol. 2003 Dec; 32(6):1089-97.
Family size and support of older adults in urban and rural China: current effects and future implications. Demography. 2003 Feb; 40(1):23-44.
Changes in functional limitation and survival among older Taiwanese, 1993, 1996, and 1999. Popul Stud (Camb). 2002 Nov; 56(3):265-76.
Living arrangements of older adults in the developing world: an analysis of demographic and health survey household surveys. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2002 May; 57(3):S145-57.
Whose education counts? The added impact of adult-child education on physical functioning of older taiwanese. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2002 Jan; 57(1):S23-32.
A comparison of correlates of cognitive functioning in older persons in Taiwan and the United States. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 1999 Sep; 54(5):S291-301.
Zachary Zimmer
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