Social Supports as Enabling Factors in Nursing Home Admissions: Rural, Suburban, and Urban Differences.

@article{Cohen2016SocialSA,
  title={Social Supports as Enabling Factors in Nursing Home Admissions: Rural, Suburban, and Urban Differences.},
  author={Adrienne L Cohen and Jennifer Roebuck Bulanda},
  journal={Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={721-43}
}
This study investigates differences in social support and nursing home admission by rurality of residence. We use discrete-time event history models with longitudinal data from seven waves (1998-2010) of the Health and Retirement Study to prospectively examine the risk of spending 30 or more days in a nursing home (n = 5,913). Results show that elders with… CONTINUE READING