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The Effects of Childhood, Adult, and Community Socioeconomic Conditions on Health and Mortality among Older Adults in China

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  • Ming Wen

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  • Danan Gu

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    Volume (Year): 48 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 153-181

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:48:y:2011:i:1:p:153-181

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    Keywords: Socioeconomic status; Social mobility; Aging; Mortality; Self-rated health; Disability; China;

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    Cited by:
    1. Keera Allendorf, 2013. "Going Nuclear? Family Structure and Young Women’s Health in India, 1992–2006," Demography, Springer, vol. 50(3), pages 853-880, June.
    2. Brandt, Martina & Deindl, Christian & Hank, Karsten, 2012. "Tracing the origins of successful aging: The role of childhood conditions and social inequality in explaining later life health," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 74(9), pages 1418-1425.
    3. Liu, Guangya & Dupre, Matthew E. & Gu, Danan & Mair, Christine A. & Chen, Feinian, 2012. "Psychological well-being of the institutionalized and community-residing oldest old in China: The role of children," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 75(10), pages 1874-1882.

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