Applied Demography and Public Health by Nazrul Hoque, Mary A. McGehee, Benjamin S. Bradshaw (auth.), PDF

By Nazrul Hoque, Mary A. McGehee, Benjamin S. Bradshaw (auth.), Nazrul Hoque, Mary A. McGehee, Benjamin S. Bradshaw (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400761392

ISBN-13: 9789400761391

ISBN-10: 9400761406

ISBN-13: 9789400761407

This ebook combines the disciplines of utilized demography and public future health through describing how utilized demographic strategies can be utilized to assist tackle public future health concerns. along with addressing the impression of getting older on wellbeing and fitness and health-related expenditure, cause-specific mortality, and maternal healthiness and morbidity, the e-book offers a number of chapters on certain research and methodological issues.

The chapters offer a few assets and instruments that may be utilized in engaging in learn aimed toward selling public healthiness. those assets contain info on quite a few health and wellbeing study datasets, diversified statistical methodologies for studying health-related info and constructing ideas with regards to healthiness prestige, methodologies for forecasting or projecting affliction incidences and linked expenses, and discussions of demographic suggestions used to degree inhabitants health and wellbeing status.

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Projections of the population of the United States, by age, sex, and race: 1988–2080 (Current Population Reports, Series P-25, Number 1018). S. Government Printing Office. , Ringel, J. , & Andreyeva, T. (2004). Increasing obesity rates and disability trends. Health Affairs, 23, 199–205. Texas Population Estimates and Projection Program. (2006). Projections of the population of Texas and counties in Texas by age, sex and race/ethnicity for 2000–2040. San Antonio: University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas State Data Center.

2010; Wang and Beydoun 2007; Zhang and Wang 2004). Particularly relevant to this study, Langenberg et al. (2003) found that father’s social class in childhood is inversely related to BMI in later adulthood, even after adjusting for one’s own social class in middle adulthood. Obesity and its economic outcomes are also differentiated by gender. While only 52% of women are overweight or obese, compared to 69% of men, a number of studies have demonstrated that obesity tends to affect women to a greater degree.

1990). If the actual prevalence of obesity in Texas is higher than this study reports, then both the number of overweight and obese adults and the associated costs might be much higher than those presented herein. However, if the actual prevalence of obesity in Texas is lower than this study reports, then both the number of overweight and obese adults and the associated costs might be much lower than those presented herein. In addition, the definition of overweight and obesity may change over time, and advances in the prevention or the possibility of a cure for overweight and obesity in the next 40 years may reduce the numbers of overweight and obese adults in Texas.

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