Jariah Masud

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Food variety scores (FVS) and dietary diversity scores (DDS) were estimated based on foods consumed weekly by 285 Malaysian households using a food frequency questionnaire. The scoring system of FVS and DDS was based on a scale of 0-7 and 0-6 respectively. The mean household FVS and DDS was 164.1 ± 93 and 6 ± 0.4. The age of respondents (husbands or wives;(More)
BACKGROUND Despite several studies attempting to identify the risk factors for dementia, little is known about the impact of childhood living conditions on cognitive function in later life. The present study aims to examine the unique contribution of food insufficiency in childhood to dementia in old age. METHODS Data for this study of 2,745 older(More)
BACKGROUND There is a growing body of literature indicating that attitudes toward aging significantly affect older adults' psychological well-being. However, there is a paucity of scientific investigations examining the role of older adults' attitudes toward aging on their spouses' psychological well-being. Therefore, the present study aimed to examine the(More)
  • Jariah Masud, Putra Malaysiai, +4 authors Putra Malaysiaiv
  • 2006
The purpose of this paper is to determine the economic well being of the elderly in Malaysia using personal and household income measure. A total of 2,723 elderly from 75 sub-districts were successfully interviewed for the study in 2004. The elderly sources of income from work-, investmentand family-related sources were compared between the male and female(More)
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