Medical sociology: modelling well-being for elderly people in Jamaica.

  title={Medical sociology: modelling well-being for elderly people in Jamaica.},
  author={Paul Andrew Bourne},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  volume={57 6},
OBJECTIVE Advances in nutrition, sanitation, water supply, technology and drugs have managed to add years to life. However, with the continuing increase in the non-communicable diseases, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that disabilities have eroded nine years from the healthy quality of life of Jamaicans. The current study aims to provide factors that will explain how to attain 'good' health. METHOD The research design for this study is an explanatory one. This research utilizes… CONTINUE READING
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