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Self-rated health and associated factors among older people living alone in Shanghai. / Chen, Yu; While, Alison E; Hicks, Allan.

In: Geriatrics & gerontology international, Vol. N/A, No. N/A, N/A, 2014, p. N/A.

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Chen, Y, While, AE & Hicks, A 2014, 'Self-rated health and associated factors among older people living alone in Shanghai', Geriatrics & gerontology international, vol. N/A, no. N/A, N/A, pp. N/A. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggi.12298

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Chen, Y., While, A. E., & Hicks, A. (2014). Self-rated health and associated factors among older people living alone in Shanghai. Geriatrics & gerontology international, N/A(N/A), N/A. [N/A]. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggi.12298

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Chen Y, While AE, Hicks A. Self-rated health and associated factors among older people living alone in Shanghai. Geriatrics & gerontology international. 2014;N/A(N/A):N/A. N/A. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggi.12298

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Chen, Yu ; While, Alison E ; Hicks, Allan. / Self-rated health and associated factors among older people living alone in Shanghai. In: Geriatrics & gerontology international. 2014 ; Vol. N/A, No. N/A. pp. N/A.

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abstract = "AimSelf-rated health is a reliable and important health measure related to older people's mortality and quality of life. Few studies regarding the self-rated health of older people living alone have been carried out in Mainland China. The present study aimed to investigate the self-rated health of older people living alone in Shanghai and its associated factors.MethodsA stratified random cluster sample of 521 community-dwelling older people living alone in Shanghai completed structured questionnaires through face-to-face interviews. The data collected included self-rated health, physical health, depression, functional ability, physical activity, health services satisfaction, loneliness, social support and sociodemographic variables.ResultsMore than two-fifths of the participants (43.2%) reported good self-rated health. Multinomial logistic regression analyses found that chronic disease, acute disease, functional ability, satisfaction with health services, depression and age were predictors of self-rated health.ConclusionsIdentifying factors associated with the self-rated health of older people living alone could inform the delivery of appropriate health and social care interventions to promote older people's health.",
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