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Population Ageing and Health in India

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  • S. Irudaya Rajan
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    The number of elderly in the developing countries has been growing at a phenomenal rate; in 1990 the population of 60 years and above in the developing countries exceeded that of the developed countries. According to present indications, most of this growth will take place in developing countries and over half of it will be in Asia. Exploration of demographic data.

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:492.

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    Date of creation: Apr 2006
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    Keywords: ageing; dlow fertility rates; declining mortality; elderly; widows; geriatric care; old hage homes; Demography; Sociology;

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    Cited by:
    1. Manoj K. Pandey, 2009. "Poverty and Disability among Indian Elderly: Evidence from Household Survey," ASARC Working Papers, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre 2009-09, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre.
    2. Manoj K. Pandey, 2013. "Elderly's Health Shocks and Household's Ex-ante Poverty in India," ASARC Working Papers, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre 2013-01, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre.
    3. Husain, Zakir & Ghosh, Saswata, 2010. "Is health status of elderly worsening in India:A comparison of successive rounds of National Sample Survey data," MPRA Paper 25747, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Akshaya Kumar Panigrahi, 2009. "Determinants of Living Arrangements of Elderly in Orissa: An Analysis," Working Papers, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore 228, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

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