Determinants of old-age mortality in Taiwan.

@article{Zimmer2005DeterminantsOO,
  title={Determinants of old-age mortality in Taiwan.},
  author={Zachary Zimmer and Linda G. Martin and Hongli Lin},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={
          457-70
        }
}
Relationships among socio-demographic characteristics, general assessments of health, and old-age mortality have been well established in developed countries. There is also increasing focus on the connection between early-life experiences and late-life health. This study tests these and other associations using representative survey data from Taiwan. Survey data on the 60 and over population (N = 4049) in 1989, 1993, and 1996 are linked to 1989-1999 data from a national death registry. Survival… CONTINUE READING
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