Living Arrangements and Health of Older Adults in India.

@article{Samanta2015LivingAA,
  title={Living Arrangements and Health of Older Adults in India.},
  author={Tannistha Samanta and Feinian Chen and Reeve D. Vanneman},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={937-47}
}
OBJECTIVES We investigate the association between the multigenerational household context and health of older adults in India, taking into account potential selection effects. METHODS Using data from the India Human Development Survey (2004-05), a nationally representative multitopic data set, we employed a two-step analytical strategy--logistic regression followed by propensity score stratification method--to model the effect of contrasting living arrangement types on short-term illness… CONTINUE READING
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