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Older Women in Australia: Facing the Challenges of Dual Sensory Loss

Heine, Chyrisse; Gong, Cathy Honge; Feldman, Susan; Browning, Colette

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With the increase in longevity, the number of women living into old age is rising and higher than that of men. Data was derived from the Melbourne Longitudinal Studies on Healthy Ageing Program, which included 533 women and 467 men aged 65 years and older, in Australia, over 10 years. Logistic regression modeling was used to investigate the prevalence of dual sensory loss and the unmet needs for vision and hearing devices in older women (compared to men) over time, as well as its impacts on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/212392
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17010263
Access Rights: Open Access

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