Living arrangements of the aged in seven developing countries: A preliminary analysis.

@article{Hashimoto1991LivingAO,
  title={Living arrangements of the aged in seven developing countries: A preliminary analysis.},
  author={Andrew G. Hashimoto},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  year={1991},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={359-81}
}
Survey data obtained from seven developing countries in the UNU study shows that the elderly maintain coresidence with children despite changing socioeconomic and demographic conditions. Further analysis, however, shows divergence in types of coresidence chosen, out of a variety of circumstances. Coresidence with married children was highest in the India, Singapore, Thailand, and South Korea samples. Such condition was less common, relatively, in the Egypt and Brazil samples. The skip… CONTINUE READING