Gender and disability among older adults in north and South India: differences associated with coresidence and marriage.

@article{Sengupta2002GenderAD,
  title={Gender and disability among older adults in north and South India: differences associated with coresidence and marriage.},
  author={Manisha Sengupta and Emily M Agree},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={313-36}
}
Women in most settings are more likely than men to experience as well as report poor health and functional disabilities. Studies in the economically advanced countries (as in the US) have also shown an association between gender, marital status and health and disability. However, there is very little information about gender differentials in disability among the elderly in developing countries, especially those in South Asia. Also, little is known about the association between gender, marital… CONTINUE READING

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