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Impairment in Activities of Daily Living, Care Receipt, and Unmet Needs in a Middle-Aged and Older Rural South African Population: Findings From the HAALSI Study

Harling, Guy; Payne, Collin; Davies, Justine; Gomez-Olive, F. Xavier; Kahn, Kathleen; Manderson, Lenore; Mateen, Farrah; Tollman, Stephen M.; Witham, Miles


Objectives: The objective of this study is to analyze the degree to which care needs are met in an aging rural African population. Method: Using data from the Health and Aging in Africa: Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community (HAALSI) baseline survey, which interviewed 5,059 adults aged older than 40 years in rural South Africa, we assessed the levels of limitations in activities of daily living (ADLs) and in unmet care for these ADLs, and evaluated their association with sociodemographic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-01-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Aging and Health
DOI: 10.1177/0898264318821220
Access Rights: Open Access


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