Financial strain and health among elderly Mexican-origin individuals.

  title={Financial strain and health among elderly Mexican-origin individuals.},
  author={Ronald J. Angel and Michelle L. Frisco and Jacqueline L. Angel and David A. Chiriboga},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  volume={44 4},
In this paper we examine the associations among perceived financial strain and various health measures--including self-rated health, self-reported functional capacity, performance-based mobility, and mortality--in a sample of older Mexican-origin individuals. We employ the Hispanic Established Population for Epidemiological Studies of the Elderly, an eight-year longitudinal survey of over 3,000 Mexican-origin individuals in five southwestern states who were initially interviewed in 1993 and… CONTINUE READING

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