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Socioeconomic patterns of underweight and its association with self-rated health, cognition and quality of life among older adults in India


  • Y Selvamani
  • Pushpendra Singh


Background: Underweight defined as body mass index (BMI)

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  • Y Selvamani & Pushpendra Singh, 2018. "Socioeconomic patterns of underweight and its association with self-rated health, cognition and quality of life among older adults in India," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 13(3), pages 1-17, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:plo:pone00:0193979
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193979

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    1. Siddhivinayak Hirve & Johan Oud & Somnath Sambhudas & Sanjay Juvekar & Yulia Blomstedt & Stephen Tollman & Stig Wall & Nawi Ng, 2014. "Unpacking Self-Rated Health and Quality of Life in Older Adults and Elderly in India: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 117(1), pages 105-119, May.
    2. Ferraro, K.F. & Su, Y.-P. & Gretebeck, R.J. & Black, D.R. & Badylak, S.F., 2002. "Body mass index and disability in adulthood: A 20-year panel study," American Journal of Public Health, American Public Health Association, vol. 92(5), pages 834-840.
    3. Seri Hong & Sang-Wook Yi & Jae Woong Sull & Jae-Seok Hong & Sun Ha Jee & Heechoul Ohrr, 2015. "Body Mass Index and Mortality among Korean Elderly in Rural Communities: Kangwha Cohort Study," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 10(2), pages 1-12, February.
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