Gender role orientation as a correlate of perceived health, health behavior, and qualitative well-being in older women.

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This study investigated the relationships of gender role orientations (Feminine, Masculine, & Androgynous) with self-perceived health status, health behavior, and qualitative well-being experience in a simple random sample of community-dwelling older women (N = 70). Instruments used were The Bem Sex Role Inventory (Bem, 1974); The Seniors' Lifestyle… (More)

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@article{RuffingRahal1998GenderRO, title={Gender role orientation as a correlate of perceived health, health behavior, and qualitative well-being in older women.}, author={M A Ruffing-Rahal and L J Barin and Christopher J. Combs}, journal={Journal of women & aging}, year={1998}, volume={10 1}, pages={3-19} }