Family Support and Loneliness among Older Persons in Multiethnic Malaysia

@inproceedings{Teh2014FamilySA,
  title={Family Support and Loneliness among Older Persons in Multiethnic Malaysia},
  author={Jane Kimm Lii Teh and Nai Peng Tey and Sor Tho Ng},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2014}
}
This study investigates factors affecting older persons' state of loneliness in multiethnic Malaysia using data from the 2004 Malaysian Population and Family Survey, the first nationally representative sample in Malaysia. The study sample was extracted to include Malays, Chinese, Indians and other Indigenous groups aged 60 and above, and who had children (n = 1791). Cross tabulations and ordinal logistic regression methods were used in the analysis. Among the ethnic groups, older Malays were… CONTINUE READING

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