Associations between living arrangements and health-related quality of life of urban elderly people: a study from China

@article{Sun2010AssociationsBL,
  title={Associations between living arrangements and health-related quality of life of urban elderly people: a study from China},
  author={Xiaojie Sun and Henry Lucas and Qingyue Meng and Yao-guang Zhang},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={359-369}
}
This study aimed to compare health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for elderly men and women in three mutually exclusive living arrangements: living alone, living only with spouse, and non-empty-nesters. It also examined whether such living arrangements and other factors relating to social interaction have an independent influence on HRQOL after controlling for other variables. The data were drawn from China’s 4th National Household Health Survey (NHHS) conducted in 2008. The final sample… CONTINUE READING

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