Gender differences in functioning for older adults in rural Bangladesh. The impact of differential reporting?

@article{Rahman2000GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in functioning for older adults in rural Bangladesh. The impact of differential reporting?},
  author={Mohammed O. Rahman and Jian-bo Liu},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={M28-33}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to examine gender differences in functional ability among older adults in rural Bangladesh in terms of both self-reported activities of daily living and observed physical performance and to evaluate the extent to which differential reporting by gender contributes to disparities between the two measures. METHODS In 1996, the Matlab Health and Socio-Economic Survey collected data on self-reported activities of daily living (ADLs) and observed physical… CONTINUE READING

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