Max Planck Research Group

Gender Gaps in Health and Survival

At a Glance Projects Publications Team


Gender Inequalities in Health and Survival: Role of Biology and Social Factors

Anna Oksuzyan, Jennifer Caputo, Mine Kühn, Maciej Danko; in Collaboration with Vladimir M. Shkolnikov (MPIDR), Hardy Melissa (The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Sociology and Criminology, University Park, USA), Kaare Christensen (University of Southern Denmark, Institute of Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Biodemography Unit, Odense, Denmark)

The project investigated the role of gender in shaping health reporting and treatment-seeking behaviors, including e-health use and around a stressful life event. We also studied how adult work patterns are related to women’s health later in life.  Detailed Description

Research Keywords:

Ageing, Mortality and Longevity, Data and Surveys, Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology, Life Course

Region keywords:

Denmark, Europe, Russian Federation, Sweden, USA


Caputo, J.; Carollo, A.; Mussino, E.; Juel Ahrenfeldt, L.; Lindahl-Jacobsen, R.; Drefahl, S.; Oksuzyan, A.:
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 1–8. (2020)
Caputo, J.; Pavalko, E. K.; Hardy, M. A.:
Demography 57:1, 373–402. (2020)    
Carollo, A.; Oksuzyan, A.; Drefahl, S.; Camarda, C. G.; Juel Ahrenfeldt, L.; Christensen, K.; van Raalte, A. A.:
Demographic Research 41:15, 425–460. (2019)    
Dańko, M. J.:
The Journal of Open Source Software 4:43, 1508–1508. (2019)    
Oksuzyan, A.; Dańko, M. J.; Caputo, J.; Jasilionis, D.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
Social Science and Medicine 228, 41–50. (2019)    
Oksuzyan, A.; Gumà, J.; Doblhammer, G.:
In: A demographic perspective on gender, family and health in Europe, 65–100. Cham: Springer Open. (2018)    
Santacroce, A.; Wastesson, J. W.; Höhn, A.; Christensen, K.; Oksuzyan, A.:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 72:6, 526–531. (2018)
Zarulli, V.; Barthold Jones, J. A.; Oksuzyan, A.; Lindahl-Jacobsen, R.; Christensen, K.; Vaupel, J. W.:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115:4, E832–E840. (2018)    
Oksuzyan, A.:
In: Grünbuch Alternde Gesellschaft: wie das "neue Altern" unser Leben verändern wird, 22–26. München: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (2017)    
Oksuzyan, A.:
Demografische Forschung Aus Erster Hand 13:2, 4–4. (2016)
Oksuzyan, A.; Shkolnikova, M. A.; Vaupel, J. W.; Christensen, K.; Shkolnikov, V. M.:
PLoS One 10:6, e0131691– e0131691. (2015)
Lindahl-Jacobsen, R.; Hanson, H. A.; Oksuzyan, A.; Mineau, G. P.; Christensen, K.; Smith, K. R.:
Annals of Epidemiology 23:4, 161–166. (2013)
Oksuzyan, A.; Lindahl-Jacobsen, R.; Glaser, K.; Tomassini, C.; Vaupel, J. W.; Christensen, K.:
Journal of Aging Research 2011. (2011)
Oksuzyan, A.; Brønnum-Hansen, H.; Jeune, B.:
European Journal of Ageing 7:4, 213–218. (2010)
Oksuzyan, A.; Petersen, I.; Stovring, H.; Bingley, P.; Vaupel, J. W.; Christensen, K.:
Annals of Epidemiology 19:7, 504–511. (2009)
Lindahl-Jacobsen, R.; Oksuzyan, A.; Engberg, H.; Jeune, B.; Vaupel, J. W.; Christensen, K.:
European Journal of Epidemiology 23:11, 723–730. (2008)
Oksuzyan, A.; Juel, K.; Vaupel, J. W.; Christensen, K.:
Aging Clinical and Experimental Research 20:2, 91–102. (2008)
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