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Perceived Income Adequacy and Well-being Among Older Adults in Six Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Gildner, Theresa E; Liebert, Melissa A; Capistrant, Benjamin D; D'Este, Catherine; Snodgrass, J Josh; Kowal, Paul


OBJECTIVES: Perceived income adequacy is positively associated with self-rated health (SRH) and quality of life (QOL) among adults in higher-income countries. Additionally, older individuals often report higher levels of income adequacy. However, it is unclear if these associations, documented primarily in high-income countries, are also evident across economically and culturally distinctive low- and middle-income countries. METHODS: Data were drawn from the World Health Organization's Study on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbw145


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