Variations in preferred living arrangements among Korean elderly parents.

  title={Variations in preferred living arrangements among Korean elderly parents.},
  author={Curi Kim and Kyu Rhee},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  volume={12 2},
Guided by the assumption that the preferences for a particular type of living arrangement are influenced by values of privacy and the level of needs/resources among the elderly, this study investigates how the socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of the Korean elderly are associated with their preferences for independent living over coresidence with their children. A logit model analysis is conducted based on data from the 1994 Survey on the Living Status of Korean Elderly. The major… CONTINUE READING

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