Gender differences in functional disability and self-care among seniors in Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Tareque2017GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in functional disability and self-care among seniors in Bangladesh},
  author={Md Ismail Tareque and Andrew D. Tiedt and Towfiqua Mahfuza Islam and Sharifa Begum and Yasuhiko Saito},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Disability among older adults is a public health concern. To date there are no in-depth and comprehensive analyses on older adults' disabilities in Bangladesh. This study investigated gender differences in the prevalence of disability and the socio-demographic factors associated with disability among older adults in Bangladesh. METHODS This research used a sample of 4176 elderly males and females aged 60 years and over from a nationally representative data set- Bangladesh's 2010… CONTINUE READING
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