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Health Divide: Economic and Demographic Factors Associated with Self-Reported Health Among Older Malaysians

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  • Sharifah Haron

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  • Deanna Sharpe

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  • Jariah Masud

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  • Mohamed Abdel-Ghany

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

    Volume (Year): 31 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 328-337

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jfamec:v:31:y:2010:i:3:p:328-337

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    Keywords: Asian; Health inequality; Health status; Older Malaysians;

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    Cited by:
    1. Sharifah Haron & Deanna Sharpe & Mohamed Abdel-Ghany & Jariah Masud, 2013. "Moving Up the Savings Hierarchy: Examining Savings Motives of Older Malay Muslim," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 34(3), pages 314-328, September.
    2. Hung-Hao Chang & Rodolfo Nayga & Kung-Chi Chan, 2011. "Gendered Analyses of Nutrient Deficiencies Among the Elderly," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 268-279, June.

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