2001 Conference - Leeds


Monday 3 September

11am-12:30pm - Registration

12:30pm - Lunch

2-3pm - Plenary 1
Professor Sir Michael Marmot - UCL
Health Inequalities in Britain in International Context

3:15-3:45pm - Tea

3:45-5:45pm  Session 1

Reproductive health and family planning

A dynamic contextual analysis of the barriers and opportunities for improving young people's sexual and reproductive health: N Stone, R Ingham, R Partridge - University of Southampton

Identifying strategies for providing family planning to vulnerable subgroups: county assessments of who is and who is not being served: S Clements, N Madise - University of Southampton

Regional variations in contraceptive use in Zambia: ethnicity or access? K Benaya - University of Southampton

Evolution of the impact of family planning on fertility: can we tell much? (Kenya): MS Desta - University of Southampton


New internal migration data for Britain: John Hollis - Greater London Authority, Ludi Simpson - Centre for Census and Survey Research

Migration between types of neighbourhoods: a 1981-91 analysis based on the ONS Longitudinal Study: Professor Tony Champion - Department of Geography, University of Newcastle

A migration model for England: progress report: Phil Rees - School of Geography, University of Leeds, Tony Champion, Stewart Fotheringham, Glen Bramley, Heather Eyre, James Macgill, Mike Coombes, Adrian Bailey, Tom Wilson, John Hollis

The household impacts of migration: Tania Ford, Glen Bramley - School of Planning and Housing, Edinburgh College of Art/ Heriot-Watt University, Tony Champion

6:15-7:15pm - Reception and poster session

7:30pm - Dinner

Tuesday 4 September

7:30-9am - Breakfast

9:15-11:15am - Session 2

Reproductive health and family planning

Changes in fertility-regulating dynamics over the life course in Shanghai: Y Che, J Cleland - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Use of periodic abstinence in Bangladesh: do the users really understand: N Kamal, U Saha, M Khan, R Bairagi - Independent University, Dhaka

The fertility of uneducated women in India: K McNay, P Arokiasamy, R Cassen, S Iyer - LSE

Methods and models

Orphanhood in populations with generalised AIDS epidemics: methods and results: Ian M Timaeus - Centre for Population Studies, LSHTM.

National population projections: review of methodology for projecting future mortality: Adrian Gallop - Government Actuary's Department

A new method for handling transition migration data in a matrix multiregional population projection model: Tom Wilson - Department of Social Statistics, University of Southampton

New demographic forecasting software: Ludi Simpson - City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Fertility and family demography

Family disruption and lower educational attainment among a British cohort: Sarah Cheesbrough - University of Southampton

Gender and race differences in the determinants of early adolescent relationships: evidence from the NLSY: Elizabeth Cooksey - Ohio State University.

The demography of grandparenthood in Britain: Lynda Clarke - LSHTM, Helen Cairns - Family Policy Studies Centre

11:15-11:45am - Coffee

11:45am-12:45pm - Plenary 2
Professor Adam Wagstaff - World Bank
Health inequalities in developing countries

1pm - Lunch

2-4pm - Session 3

Health and mortality: UK health

Health for all in the 20th century? Monitoring inequalities in mortality in Britain 1981-2000: Danny Dorling - University of Leeds, George Davey Smith - University of Bristol, Mary Shaw - University of Bristol, Richard Mitchell - University of Edinburgh

Multiple roles and health in mid-life: Karen Glaser, Maria Evandrou, Cecilia Tomassini - King's College

Legally induced abortion, fertility and age at first birth as risk factors in female breast cancer: Patrick Carroll - Pension and Population Research Institute

Fertility and family demography

A critique of the 'determinants of birth intervals' literature, supported by an analysis of birth intervals of two Punjabi scheduled caste couples: Ulrike Huber - University of Liverpool

Understanding religion and the economics of fertility in India: Sriya Iyer - University of Cambridge

Child fostering in Ghana: Zoe Sheppard, Nyovani Madise, Monique Hennink - University of Southampton, Wendy Sigle-Rushton - Princeton University

4-4:30pm - Tea

4:30-6:30pm - Session 4

Health and mortality: developing countries

Maternal and child health care services utilisation in India: regional differentials in demand determinants: P Arokiasamy - International Institute for Population Sciences

A tale of two continents: explanation for death clustering in India and Africa: Alison Whitworth, Nyovani Madise, Zoe Matthews - University of Southampton

Perinatal and neonatal mortality in 11 villages in Karnataka: Shanti Mahendra - University of Sussex, Asha Kilaru - Belaku Trust, Alison Whitworth and Zoe Matthews - University of Southampton

Maternal morbidity in rural South India: a comparison of older and younger mothers: Zoe Matthews - University of Southampton, Asha Kilaru - Belaku Trust, Shanti Mahendra - University of Sussex, Martyn Brookes - University of Southampton

Fertility and family demography

'As soon as the baby is coming, they are told to go': the relationship between housing provision and the low marital fertility of the 1930s in Britain: Briony Eckstein and Andrew Hinde - University of Southampton

Do you think that you will have any more children? Applications of fertility intentions data from British women: Julie Jefferies - University of Southampton

Does the timing of independence of young adults affect fertility? Evidence from Sweden, Italy, Germany and France: Arnstein Aassve, Francesco Billari, Pau Baizan Muñoz - Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research

Local planning: what's happening locally? (part 1)

Making use of new administrative data in constructing population estimates: Baljit Bains - Greater London Authority

Students in the UK: geography and trends 1991-97: Adrian Bailey and Phil Rees, University of Leeds

Demographic change in Glasgow City in the 1990s: Jan Freeke - Glasgow City Council

7:30pm - Gala dinner (with wine) and guest speaker - Dr John Fox - Chief Statistician, Department of Health

Wednesday 5 September

7:30-9am - Breakfast

9-11am - Session 5

Health and mortality

Inequalities in health: who you are? where you live? or who your parents were? Evidence from a cohort of British 33 year olds: Adam Wagstaff - the World Bank/ University of Sussex, Pierella Paci - The World Bank/ Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Heather Joshi - Centre for Longitudinal Studies

Socioeconomic determinants of longevity in England and Wales: findings from the 1% longitudinal study for England and Wales: Edlira Gjonca - University College London

Inequalities in health in the older population of England: Emily Grundy and Andy Sloggett - London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Regional mortality patterns in Europe in the 1990s: Arjan Gjonca - London School of Economics.

Historical demography

Outward and visible signs: baptismal statistics and declining religious affiliation in England: David Voas - University of Sheffield

Why do people die in famines? Violetta Hionidou - University of Southampton

The Government Actuary's Department historical mortality database: Steve Smallwood - Government Actuary's Department

Local planning: what's happening locally? (part 2)

Applying a 'sustainability toolkit of indicators' to identify needs: the Milton Keynes experience: Jan Howard - Milton Keynes Council

Experiences in 2001 census fieldwork and their implications for the 2001 census statistics: Eileen Howes - Greater London Authority

2001 census - counting on the output: David Blythe - Office for National Statistics (ONS)

11am-11:30am - Coffee

11:30am-12:30pm - Plenary 3
Dr Vladimir Shkolnikov - Max Planck Institute, Rostock
Health inequalities in Russia