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.

Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2001.
1 online resource (xii, 374 p.) : ill.


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  • 1 Collecting Biological Indicators in Household Surveys / Caleb E. Finch, James W. Vaupel 1
  • Use of Bioindicators in Demographic and Social Research
  • 2 Integrating Biology into Demographic Research on Health and Aging (With a Focus on the MacArthur Study of Successful Aging) / Eileen M. Crimmins, Teresa Seeman 9
  • 3 Biological Material in Household Surveys: The Interface Between Epidemiology and Genetics / Kaare Christensen 42
  • Potential for Using Genetic Information in Demography
  • 4 Demography in the Age of Genomics: A First Look at the Prospects / Douglas Ewbank 64
  • 5 Value of Sibling and Other "Relational" Data for Biodemography and Genetic Epidemilogy / George P. Vogler 110
  • Research on Aging Human Subjects
  • 6 Opportunities for Population-Based Research on Aging Human Subjects: Pathology and Genetics / George M. Martin, Qubai Hu 133
  • 7 Indicators of Function in the Geriatric Population / Jeffrey B. Halter, David B. Reuben 159
  • Relevance of Animal Models and Studies for Human Populations
  • 8 Biomarkers and Genetics of Aging in Mice / Richard A. Miller 180
  • 9 Relevance of Animal Models for Human Populations / Gerald E. McClearn 213
  • Value-Added Survey Research
  • 10 Applying Genetic Study Designs to Social and Behavioral Population Surveys / Robert B. Wallace 229
  • 11 Stretching Social Surveys to Include Bioindicators: Possibilities for the Health and Retirement Study, Experience from the Taiwan Study of the Elderly / Maxine Weinstein, Robert J. Willis 250
  • Consent, Privacy, and Group Harm Considerations
  • 12 Informed Consent for the Collection of Biological Samples in Household Surveys / Jeffrey R. Botkin 276
  • 13 Ethical and Social Issues in Incorporating Genetic Research into Survey Studies / Sharon J. Durfy 303
  • Reflection
  • 14 Biosocial Opportunities for Surveys / Kenneth W. Wachter 329.
  • 030950161X (electronic bk.)
  • 9780309501613 (electronic bk.)
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