Social determinants of sex differences in disability among older adults: a multi-country decomposition analysis using the World Health Survey

@inproceedings{Hosseinpoor2012SocialDO,
  title={Social determinants of sex differences in disability among older adults: a multi-country decomposition analysis using the World Health Survey},
  author={Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor and Jennifer A Stewart Williams and Ben Jann and Paul Kowal and Alana M Officer and Aleksandra Posarac and Somnath Chatterji},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Women represent a growing proportion of older people and experience increasing disability in their longer lives. Using a universally agreed definition of disability based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, this paper examines how, apart from age, social and economic factors contribute to disability differences between older men and women. METHODS World Health Survey data were analyzed from 57 countries drawn from all income groups defined… CONTINUE READING
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