Cells and surveys [electronic resource] : should biological measures be included in social science research? / Committee on Population ; Caleb E. Finch, James W. Vaupel, and Kevin Kinsella, editors.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2001.
Description
1 online resource (389 p.)

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1 Collecting Biological Indicators in Household Surveys""; ""2 Integrating Biology into Demographic Research on Health and Aging (With a Focus on the MacArthur Study of Successful Aging)""; ""3 Biological Material in Household Surveys: The Interface Between Epidemiology and Genetics""; ""4 Demography in the Age of Genomics: A First Look at the Prospects""; ""5 The Value of Sibling and Other “Relationalâ€? Data for Biodemography and Genetic Epidemiology""
  • ""6 Opportunities for Population-Based Research on Aging Human Subjects: Pathology and Genetics""""7 Indicators of Function in the Geriatric Population""; ""8 Biomarkers and the Genetics of Aging in Mice""; ""9 The Relevance of Animal Models for Human Populations""; ""10 Applying Genetic Study Designs to Social and Behavioral Population Surveys""; ""11 Stretching Social Surveys to Include Bioindicators: Possibilities for the Health and Retirement Study, Experience from the Taiwan Study of the Elderly""; ""12 Informed Consent for the Collection of Biological Samples in Household Surveys""
  • ""13 Ethical and Social Issues in Incorporating Genetic Research into Survey Studies""""14 Biosocial Opportunities for Surveys""; ""Suggested Readings""; ""Glossary""; ""Index""
ISBN
  • 0-309-17143-1
  • 0-309-50161-X
OCLC
923255503
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