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Baby Boomer Health Dynamics : How Are We Aging?

Label
Baby Boomer Health Dynamics : How Are We Aging?
Title
Baby Boomer Health Dynamics
Title remainder
How Are We Aging?
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recent public declarations by a number of health organizations and institutes that we are experiencing an obesity crisis, and moreover, that obesity is the 'new tobacco' makes Baby Boomer Health Dynamics both timely and topical
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Wister, Andrew V
Dewey number
614.42084409
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA408.B33W58 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Baby boom generation
  • Middle-aged persons
  • Health status indicators
  • Baby boom generation
  • Health status indicators
  • Middle-aged persons
  • Canada
Label
Baby Boomer Health Dynamics : How Are We Aging?
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- List of Tables and Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 The Baby Boomer Phenomenon -- Who Are the Baby Boomers? -- Baby Boomers and Population Aging -- The Social Significance of Aging Baby Boomers -- Objectives and Primary Questions Guiding This Book -- 2 Baby Boomers and Population Health -- How Should We Study Baby Boomer Health Dynamics? -- What Are Healthy Lifestyles and Why Should We Study Them? -- Have Healthy Lifestyles Really Improved over Time? -- Have Rates of Chronic Illness Decreased over Time? -- Does Increased Immigration over Time Affect Population Health? -- What Might the Future Health Status of Baby Boomers Look Like? -- How Will Aging Baby Boomers Affect Health Care Utilization? -- Advancements in Healthy Lifestyle Interventions? -- 3 Advancements in Healthy Lifestyle Theories: Towards Transdisciplinarity -- Understanding Healthy Lifestyles -- The Developmental Perspective -- The Social Capital Perspective -- The Transtheoretical Model and Stage Theories -- The Social Ecology of Health Promotion -- Emerging Transdisciplinary Paradigms: The Chinese Boxes -- Beyond the Human Genome Project: Lifestyle Pathways Are Also Important -- 4 Linking Lifestyle Behaviours and Health -- Smoking and Health -- Physical Activity and Health -- BMI, Obesity, and Health -- Alcohol Consumption and Health -- Multiplicity of Healthy Lifestyles -- 5 Data Sources and Data Analyses -- The Selection of Health Surveys -- The 1978/79 Canada Health Survey -- The 1985 and 1990 Health Promotion Surveys -- The National Population Health Surveys -- The 1994/95 NPHS -- The 1998/99 NPHS -- The 2000/01 Community Health Survey -- Selection of Health and Social Variables -- Age of the Baby Boomers at Each Survey Date -- Age, Period, Cohort Analyses -- 6 Changes in Healthy Lifestyles for the Canadian Population
  • How Have Patterns of Smoking Changed? -- Improved Smoking Patterns for Men -- Lower Smoking Patterns for Most Women -- Gender Differences in Smoking: Dying to Be Equal -- How Have Exercise Patterns Changed? -- Optimistic Exercise Patterns for Men -- Positive Exercise Patterns for Women -- Gender Differences in Exercise among the Young and Old -- How Have Patterns of Obesity Changed? -- Obesity Patterns for Men: A Very Poor Report Card -- Obesity Patterns for Women: Another Poor Report Card -- Gender Differences in Obesity: Equality of the Worst Kind -- Average Body Mass Index Patterns: A Population Health Problem -- How Have Patterns of Heavy Drinking Changed? -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking for Men: The Good and the Bad -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking for Women: The Age Factor -- Gender Differences in Heavy Drinking: It's Worse Than You Think -- 7 Population Changes in Health Status and Health Utilization -- Trends in Chronic Illness for Males: A Recent Upturn -- Higher Levels and Increases in Chronic Illness for Females -- Rising Rates of Hypertension for Men -- Some Concerning Trends in Hypertension for Women -- Arthritis for Men: Still an Old-Age Problem -- Higher Prevalence of Arthritis in Women -- A National Concern: Trends in Diabetes for Men -- Slower Upward Trends in Diabetes for Women -- Trends in Doctor Visits for Men -- Trends in Doctor Visits for Women -- 8 Comparative Health Dynamics of Baby Boomers -- Introduction -- What Is the Story for Lifestyle Behaviours? -- Baby Boomers Smoke Less in Midlife Than Earlier Cohorts -- Baby Boomers Are Less Sedentary Than Earlier Cohorts -- Baby Boomers Are More Obese Than Earlier Cohorts -- Baby Boomers Drink Less Than Earlier Cohorts -- Multiple Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours of Baby Boomers -- What Is the Picture for Chronic Illnesses?
  • More Chronic Illnesses among Baby Boomers Than among Earlier Cohorts -- Hypertension Higher among Baby Boomers -- Arthritis Also Remains High among Baby Boomers -- Rising Rates of Diabetes among Baby Boomers -- Increasing Health Utilization -- More Doctor Visits among Baby Boomers -- 9 Socio-economic Status, Region, and Foreign-Born Status Variations in Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- The Socio-economic Status Factor -- Knowledge Is Health: Educational Differences in Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- Smoking Declines across Education Groups -- Unhealthy Exercise Trends and Education Level -- Obesity Rates and the Education Factor -- Variable Patterns of Heavy Drinking across Education -- Income Differences in Baby Boomer Lifestyles: Are the Wealthier Healthier? -- The Income Gradient of Smoking -- Unhealthy Exercise and Income -- Increasing Disparity in Obesity Rates by Income Level -- Heavier Drinking among the Rich -- The Regional Factor in Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- Regional Patterns in Smoking -- An East-West Pattern to Unhealthy Exercise -- Regional Differences in Obesity -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking by Region -- Foreign-Born Status and Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- Foreign-Born Have Lower Smoking Rates -- Higher Unhealthy Exercise Levels among Foreign-Born -- Foreign-Born Are Less Obese -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking by Foreign-Born Status -- 10 Summarizing Population and Baby Boomer Health Dynamics -- The Big Picture -- Population and Baby Boomer Smoking: Putting Out the Fire -- Population and Baby Boomer Unhealthy Exercise Levels: Room for Improvement -- Population and Baby Boomer Obesity: A Bulging Bulge -- Population and Baby Boomer Heavy Drinking: Three Cheers -- Population and Baby Boomer Health Status: Ups and Downs -- Socio-economic, Regional, and Foreign-Born Status Factors -- The 'Education Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles
  • The 'Income Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles -- The 'Regional Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles -- The 'Foreign-Born Status Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles -- 11 Explicating Two Lifestyle-Health Paradoxes -- The Exercise-Obesity Paradox -- Are the Patterns for Leisure-Time Physical Activity Similar? -- Is Television the Culprit? -- Is Work-Related Physical Activity the Problem for Adults? -- Fast Food Super-Sized! -- Explaining Food Consumption Patterns -- Physical Activity: We Still Have a Long Way to Go -- Reflections on the Exercise-Obesity Paradox -- The Lifestyle-Health Status Paradox -- 12 Health Policy Relevance, Future Scenarios, and Conclusions -- The Research-Health Policy Interface -- Assessing National Programs Targeting Lifestyles -- Health Promotion and Aging: It's Never Too Late -- So What Is a Healthy Lifestyle? -- Limitations, Research Gaps, and Challenges -- Conclusion and Future Scenarios -- Appendix -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y
Control code
958571160
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442628151
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958571160
Label
Baby Boomer Health Dynamics : How Are We Aging?
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- List of Tables and Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 The Baby Boomer Phenomenon -- Who Are the Baby Boomers? -- Baby Boomers and Population Aging -- The Social Significance of Aging Baby Boomers -- Objectives and Primary Questions Guiding This Book -- 2 Baby Boomers and Population Health -- How Should We Study Baby Boomer Health Dynamics? -- What Are Healthy Lifestyles and Why Should We Study Them? -- Have Healthy Lifestyles Really Improved over Time? -- Have Rates of Chronic Illness Decreased over Time? -- Does Increased Immigration over Time Affect Population Health? -- What Might the Future Health Status of Baby Boomers Look Like? -- How Will Aging Baby Boomers Affect Health Care Utilization? -- Advancements in Healthy Lifestyle Interventions? -- 3 Advancements in Healthy Lifestyle Theories: Towards Transdisciplinarity -- Understanding Healthy Lifestyles -- The Developmental Perspective -- The Social Capital Perspective -- The Transtheoretical Model and Stage Theories -- The Social Ecology of Health Promotion -- Emerging Transdisciplinary Paradigms: The Chinese Boxes -- Beyond the Human Genome Project: Lifestyle Pathways Are Also Important -- 4 Linking Lifestyle Behaviours and Health -- Smoking and Health -- Physical Activity and Health -- BMI, Obesity, and Health -- Alcohol Consumption and Health -- Multiplicity of Healthy Lifestyles -- 5 Data Sources and Data Analyses -- The Selection of Health Surveys -- The 1978/79 Canada Health Survey -- The 1985 and 1990 Health Promotion Surveys -- The National Population Health Surveys -- The 1994/95 NPHS -- The 1998/99 NPHS -- The 2000/01 Community Health Survey -- Selection of Health and Social Variables -- Age of the Baby Boomers at Each Survey Date -- Age, Period, Cohort Analyses -- 6 Changes in Healthy Lifestyles for the Canadian Population
  • How Have Patterns of Smoking Changed? -- Improved Smoking Patterns for Men -- Lower Smoking Patterns for Most Women -- Gender Differences in Smoking: Dying to Be Equal -- How Have Exercise Patterns Changed? -- Optimistic Exercise Patterns for Men -- Positive Exercise Patterns for Women -- Gender Differences in Exercise among the Young and Old -- How Have Patterns of Obesity Changed? -- Obesity Patterns for Men: A Very Poor Report Card -- Obesity Patterns for Women: Another Poor Report Card -- Gender Differences in Obesity: Equality of the Worst Kind -- Average Body Mass Index Patterns: A Population Health Problem -- How Have Patterns of Heavy Drinking Changed? -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking for Men: The Good and the Bad -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking for Women: The Age Factor -- Gender Differences in Heavy Drinking: It's Worse Than You Think -- 7 Population Changes in Health Status and Health Utilization -- Trends in Chronic Illness for Males: A Recent Upturn -- Higher Levels and Increases in Chronic Illness for Females -- Rising Rates of Hypertension for Men -- Some Concerning Trends in Hypertension for Women -- Arthritis for Men: Still an Old-Age Problem -- Higher Prevalence of Arthritis in Women -- A National Concern: Trends in Diabetes for Men -- Slower Upward Trends in Diabetes for Women -- Trends in Doctor Visits for Men -- Trends in Doctor Visits for Women -- 8 Comparative Health Dynamics of Baby Boomers -- Introduction -- What Is the Story for Lifestyle Behaviours? -- Baby Boomers Smoke Less in Midlife Than Earlier Cohorts -- Baby Boomers Are Less Sedentary Than Earlier Cohorts -- Baby Boomers Are More Obese Than Earlier Cohorts -- Baby Boomers Drink Less Than Earlier Cohorts -- Multiple Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours of Baby Boomers -- What Is the Picture for Chronic Illnesses?
  • More Chronic Illnesses among Baby Boomers Than among Earlier Cohorts -- Hypertension Higher among Baby Boomers -- Arthritis Also Remains High among Baby Boomers -- Rising Rates of Diabetes among Baby Boomers -- Increasing Health Utilization -- More Doctor Visits among Baby Boomers -- 9 Socio-economic Status, Region, and Foreign-Born Status Variations in Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- The Socio-economic Status Factor -- Knowledge Is Health: Educational Differences in Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- Smoking Declines across Education Groups -- Unhealthy Exercise Trends and Education Level -- Obesity Rates and the Education Factor -- Variable Patterns of Heavy Drinking across Education -- Income Differences in Baby Boomer Lifestyles: Are the Wealthier Healthier? -- The Income Gradient of Smoking -- Unhealthy Exercise and Income -- Increasing Disparity in Obesity Rates by Income Level -- Heavier Drinking among the Rich -- The Regional Factor in Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- Regional Patterns in Smoking -- An East-West Pattern to Unhealthy Exercise -- Regional Differences in Obesity -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking by Region -- Foreign-Born Status and Baby Boomer Lifestyles -- Foreign-Born Have Lower Smoking Rates -- Higher Unhealthy Exercise Levels among Foreign-Born -- Foreign-Born Are Less Obese -- Patterns of Heavy Drinking by Foreign-Born Status -- 10 Summarizing Population and Baby Boomer Health Dynamics -- The Big Picture -- Population and Baby Boomer Smoking: Putting Out the Fire -- Population and Baby Boomer Unhealthy Exercise Levels: Room for Improvement -- Population and Baby Boomer Obesity: A Bulging Bulge -- Population and Baby Boomer Heavy Drinking: Three Cheers -- Population and Baby Boomer Health Status: Ups and Downs -- Socio-economic, Regional, and Foreign-Born Status Factors -- The 'Education Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles
  • The 'Income Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles -- The 'Regional Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles -- The 'Foreign-Born Status Effect' in Baby Boomer Healthy Lifestyles -- 11 Explicating Two Lifestyle-Health Paradoxes -- The Exercise-Obesity Paradox -- Are the Patterns for Leisure-Time Physical Activity Similar? -- Is Television the Culprit? -- Is Work-Related Physical Activity the Problem for Adults? -- Fast Food Super-Sized! -- Explaining Food Consumption Patterns -- Physical Activity: We Still Have a Long Way to Go -- Reflections on the Exercise-Obesity Paradox -- The Lifestyle-Health Status Paradox -- 12 Health Policy Relevance, Future Scenarios, and Conclusions -- The Research-Health Policy Interface -- Assessing National Programs Targeting Lifestyles -- Health Promotion and Aging: It's Never Too Late -- So What Is a Healthy Lifestyle? -- Limitations, Research Gaps, and Challenges -- Conclusion and Future Scenarios -- Appendix -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y
Control code
958571160
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442628151
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958571160

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