Laura B. Shrestha

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Issues related to population aging--Social Security and pension reform, health care financing and provision, and long-term care--have long been the subject of public debate in the industrialized countries of Europe and North America. Economically less developed regions have been slower to adopt aging as a major public policy concern, despite the fact that(More)
We evaluate whether trends in the prevalence of disability among the aged can be investigated using the 1980 U.S. Census' public transportation question and the 1990 query on mobility limitation. Despite the obvious difference in the two questions, we found remarkable similarity in major cross-sectional patterns, such as those by age and sex, when comparing(More)
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