[Social support and living conditions in poor elderly people in urban Mexico].

@article{PelcastreVillafuerte2011SocialSA,
  title={[Social support and living conditions in poor elderly people in urban Mexico].},
  author={Blanca Estela Pelcastre-Villafuerte and Sandra Trevi{\~n}o-Siller and Tonatiuh Tom{\'a}s Gonz{\'a}lez-V{\'a}zquez and Margarita M{\'a}rquez-Serrano},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          460-70
        }
}
The aim of this paper was to analyze social support and living conditions among poor elderly people in Mexican cities. A qualitative study with eight focus groups was carried out in Guadalajara, Cuernavaca, Chilpancingo, and Culiacan, Mexico, in 2005. Forty men and 63 women participated in the study. The main support for the elderly in daily living came from their immediate family and in some cases from neighbors. Social support was basically material and economic, in addition to providing… CONTINUE READING

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