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Subjective social support in older male Italian-born immigrants in Australia

Stanaway, Fiona; Kendig, Hal; Blyth, Fiona; Cumming, Robert; Naganathan, Vasin; Waite, Louise

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This paper describes differences in subjective social support between older male Italian-born immigrants in Australia and their Australian-born counterparts. Data came from 335 Italian-born and 849 Australian-born men aged 70 years and over who participated in the baseline phase of the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP) in inner suburban Sydney, Australia. Social support was measured using the shortened (11 item) version of the Duke Social Support Index (DSSI). This index measures...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34044
Source: Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology
DOI: 10.1007/s10823-011-9144-z

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