Zachary Zimmer, PhD




Zimmer Z, Zajacova A. Persistent, Consistent, and Extensive: The Trend of Increasing Pain Prevalence in Older Americans. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2018 Mar 20.
Zimmer Z, Hanson HA, Smith KR. Offspring Socioeconomic Status and Parent Mortality Within a Historical Population. Demography. 2016 10; 53(5):1583-1603.
Zimmer Z, Jagger C, Chiu CT, Ofstedal MB, Rojo F, Saito Y. Spirituality, religiosity, aging and health in global perspective: A review. SSM Popul Health. 2016 Dec; 2:373-381.
Zimmer Z, Rubin S. Life Expectancy With and Without Pain in the U.S. Elderly Population. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 09; 71(9):1171-6.
Hanson HA, Smith KR, Zimmer Z. Reproductive History and Later-Life Comorbidity Trajectories: A Medicare-Linked Cohort Study From the Utah Population Database. Demography. 2015 Dec; 52(6):2021-49.
Martin LG, Zimmer Z, Lee J. Foundations of Activity of Daily Living Trajectories of Older Americans. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2017 Jan; 72(1):129-139.
Rubin S, Zimmer Z. Pain and self-assessed health: does the association vary by age? Soc Sci Med. 2015 Apr; 130:259-67.
Zimmer Z, Martin LG, Jones BL, Nagin DS. 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.
Zimmer Z, Fang X, Tang Z. Fifteen-year disability trends among older persons in the Beijing municipality of China. J Aging Health. 2014 Mar; 26(2):207-30.
Zimmer Z, Das S. The poorest of the poor: composition and wealth of older person households in sub-Saharan Africa. Res Aging. 2014 May; 36(3):271-96.
Hidajat M, Zimmer Z, Saito Y, Lin HS. Religious activity, life expectancy, and disability-free life expectancy in Taiwan. Eur J Ageing. 2013 Sep; 10(3):229-236.
Zimmer Z, Prachuabmoh V. 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.
Zimmer Z, Martin LG, Nagin DS, Jones BL. Modeling disability trajectories and mortality of the oldest-old in China. Demography. 2012 Feb; 49(1):291-314.
Martin LG, Zimmer Z, Hurng BS. 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.
Chan A, Zimmer Z, Saito Y. Gender differentials in disability and mortality transitions: the case of older adults in Japan. J Aging Health. 2011 Dec; 23(8):1285-308.
Korinek K, Zimmer Z, Gu D. 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.
Zimmer Z, Korinek K. 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.
Zimmer Z, Kaneda T, Tang Z, Fang X. Explaining Late Life Urban vs. Rural Health Discrepancies in Beijing. Soc Forces. 2010 Jun 01; 88(4):1885-1908.
Zimmer Z, Wen M, Kaneda T. 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):559-567.
Zimmer Z, Knodel J. Return migration and the health of older aged parents: evidence from rural Thailand. J Aging Health. 2010 Oct; 22(7):955-76.
Kaneda T, Zimmer Z, Fang X, Tang Z. Gender Differences in Functional Health and Mortality Among the Chinese Elderly: Testing an Exposure Versus Vulnerability Hypothesis. Res Aging. 2009 May 01; 31(3):361-388.
Fang XH, Tang Z, Zimmer Z, Xiang MJ, Kaneda T. [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.
Fang XH, Zimmer Z, Kaneda T, Tang Z, Xiang MJ. Stroke and active life expectancy among older adults in Beijing, China. Disabil Rehabil. 2009; 31(9):701-11.
Zimmer Z. Poverty, wealth inequality and health among older adults in rural Cambodia. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Jan; 66(1):57-71.
Zimmer Z, Kaneda T, Spess L. 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.
Kaneda T, Zimmer Z. Education, gender, and functional transitions among Indonesian elderly. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2007 Sep; 22(3):303-22.
Zimmer Z, Martin LG. 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.
Zimmer Z, Martin LG, Ofstedal MB, Chuang YL. Education of adult children and mortality of their elderly parents in Taiwan. Demography. 2007 May; 44(2):289-305.
Ofstedal MB, Zimmer Z, Hermalin AI, Chan A, Chuang YL, Natividad J, Tang Z. 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.
Tang Z, Xiang MJ, Zimmer Z, Fang XH, Kaneda T. [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.
Zimmer Z, Dayton J. Older adults in sub-Saharan Africa living with children and grandchildren. Popul Stud (Camb). 2005 Nov; 59(3):295-312.
Kaneda T, Zimmer Z, Tang Z. Socioeconomic status differentials in life and active life expectancy among older adults in Beijing. Disabil Rehabil. 2005 Mar 04; 27(5):241-51.
Zimmer Z, Martin LG, Lin HS. Determinants of old-age mortality in Taiwan. Soc Sci Med. 2005 Feb; 60(3):457-70.
Zimmer Z, Kwong J. Socioeconomic status and health among older adults in rural and urban China. J Aging Health. 2004 Feb; 16(1):44-70.
Zimmer Z, House JS. Education, income, and functional limitation transitions among American adults: contrasting onset and progression. Int J Epidemiol. 2003 Dec; 32(6):1089-97.
Zimmer Z, Kwong J. Family size and support of older adults in urban and rural China: current effects and future implications. Demography. 2003 Feb; 40(1):23-44.
Zimmer Z, Martin LG, Chang MC. Changes in functional limitation and survival among older Taiwanese, 1993, 1996, and 1999. Popul Stud (Camb). 2002 Nov; 56(3):265-76.
Bongaarts J, Zimmer Z. 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.
Zimmer Z, Hermalin AI, Lin HS. 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.
Ofstedal MB, Zimmer ZS, Lin HS. 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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