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Geographical variations in self-rated health and functional limitations among older Chinese in eight WHO-SAGE provinces

Yiengprugsawan, Vas; D'Este, Catherine; Byles, Julie; Kendig, Hal


BACKGROUND The proportion of population ageing in China will grow significantly in the next few decades but the pace of population ageing and social change vary considerably across regions. Notably, Eastern coastal areas are economically more advanced compared to the Western region. These economic disparities could result in differing adverse health outcomes. METHODS We investigate geographical variations in self-rated overall health and functional limitations in a national representative...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-01-11
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC geriatrics
DOI: 10.1186/s12877-018-1005-y
Access Rights: Open Access


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