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Population Health and Aging

Edited by Edited by Maxine Weinstein (Georgetown University, Washington, DC), Albert I. Hermalin (Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, MI), and Michael A. Stoto (The George Washington University, Washington, DC)
Population Health and Aging

Published: December 2001

Volume 954

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Population Health is an emerging field that draws heavily on two disciplines: demography and epidemiology. In recent years, as demographers have become increasingly interested in health transitions and trajectories and as epidemiologists have become increasingly interested in population-level disease dynamics, the two fields have converged in many ways. But their separate histories, cultures, languages, organizations, and missions have acted as impediments to dialogue among practitioners in the two fields.

This volume is out of print.