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Life course influences on later life health in China: Childhood health exposure and socioeconomic mediators during adulthood

Kendig, Hal; Gong, Cathy Honge; Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Silverstein, Merril; Nazroo, James


China’s unprecedented population aging and social and economic change raise important issues concerning life course determinants of advantage or disadvantage into later life. Data from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) 2013 were analysed to identify the influence of childhood health on later life health as indicated by self-rated health and how this influence could be mediated by social and economic positions (SEP) and resources later in the life span. CHARLS provides...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: SSM - Population Health
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2017.10.001
Access Rights: Open Access


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