The Perception of Social Support Among U.S. Chinese Older Adults

  title={The Perception of Social Support Among U.S. Chinese Older Adults},
  author={Ruijia Chen and Melissa A. Simon and E-Shien Chang and YingLiu Zhen and XinQi Dong},
  journal={Journal of Aging and Health},
  pages={1137 - 1154}
Objective: This study examined perceptions and correlates of both positive and negative social support among U.S. Chinese older adults. Method: Data were drawn from the Population Study of Chinese Elderly in Chicago study, a population-based study of U.S. community-dwelling Chinese older adults aged 60 years and above in the Greater Chicago area. Results: The findings suggested that U.S. Chinese older adults were more likely to perceive positive and negative spouse and family support than… 

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