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Research Article

Disability Transitions and Health Expectancies among Adults 45 Years and Older in Malawi: A Cohort-Based Model

  • Collin F. Payne mail,

    collinp@sas.upenn.edu

    Affiliations: Graduate Group in Demography, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • James Mkandawire,

    Affiliation: Invest in Knowledge, Zomba, Malawi

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  • Hans-Peter Kohler

    Affiliations: Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: May 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001435

About the Authors

Collin F. Payne
Graduate Group in Demography, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Collin F. Payne, Hans-Peter Kohler
Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
James Mkandawire
Invest in Knowledge, Zomba, Malawi
Hans-Peter Kohler
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: collinp@sas.upenn.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CFP HPK. Performed the experiments: CFP. Analyzed the data: CFP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JM HPK. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CFP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CFP JM HPK. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CFP JM HPK. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: CFP JM HPK.