Gender differences in parent care: demographic factors and same-gender preferences.

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This study tested the hypothesis that, when aging parents are assisted in the tasks of daily living by their adult children, the gender of the child providing care depends in part upon the gender of the parent requiring care. Data on 4,371 infirm elders and their 13,172 adult children from the National Long-Term Care Survey were analyzed by means of… (More)

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@article{Lee1993GenderDI, title={Gender differences in parent care: demographic factors and same-gender preferences.}, author={Gary R. Lee and Jeffrey W. Dwyer and Raymond T Coward}, journal={Journal of gerontology}, year={1993}, volume={48 1}, pages={S9-16} }