Max Planck Research Group

Gender Gaps in Health and Survival


Health Patterns at the End of Life

Anna Oksuzyan, Angela Carollo, Jo Mhairi Hale; in Collaboration with Nuria Calduch Verdiell (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain), Karen Andersen-Ranberg (University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark), Axel Skytthe (University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark), Jonas Wastesson (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Susanne Kelfve (Linköping University, Sweden), Bettina Meinow (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Kristina Johnell (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), Johan Fritzell (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden)

The project aims to describe health patterns at the end of life by gender, socioeconomic status, civil status, and migration background in order to deepen our understanding of health at older ages, and to help estimate the associated care needs.Detailed description

Research keywords: Ageing, Mortality and Longevity; Data and Surveys; Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology; Intergenerational Relationships

Region keywords: Denmark; Sweden


Oksuzyan, A.; Sauer, T.; Gampe, J.; Höhn, A.; Wod, M.; Christensen, K.; Wastesson, J. W.:
Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 74:5, 742-747 (2019).
Carollo, A.; Calduch Verdiell, N.; Hale, J. M.; Andersen-Ranberg, K.; Lindahl-Jacobsen, R.; Oksuzyan, A.:
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (2018).