Socio-demographic variations in moves to institutional care 1991-2001: a record linkage study from England and Wales.

@article{Grundy2007SociodemographicVI,
  title={Socio-demographic variations in moves to institutional care 1991-2001: a record linkage study from England and Wales.},
  author={Emily Grundy and Mark Jitlal},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={424-30}
}
BACKGROUND Only a minority of older people in England and Wales live in institutional care, but among the older of the old, this minority is large. Disability is the major driver of admissions, but socio-demographic factors are also relevant. Understanding more about the influence of these is important for planning by long-term care. OBJECTIVE To investigate effects of socio-demographic factors, including housing tenure, household type, marital status, and number of children, on the… CONTINUE READING

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