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Diferença entre perfis de brasileiros idosos no início dos anos 2000


  • Mônica Rebouças


  • Marília Miranda Forte Gomes


  • Marina Guimarães Paes de Barros

    (Master in Domography)

  • Fabiane Vaz


  • Maurício Gomes Pereira


  • Luiz Roberto Ramos



Considering the importance of the Brazilian aging, this work had aimed to compare the input of the second millennium the secondary data on the elderly in four Brazilian states, where it had been done research on the subject, which are, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Ceará. The information was at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics and the Ministry of Health. Survey results suggest it be possible outline the aging in the country by Brazilian state, after the year 2000, offering items be enhanced in places less fortunate, like the northeast, as well as on the benchmarking of information on activities of daily living that are obtained through questions that combine dissimilar difficulties in performing various activities by creating uncertainty in the interpretation of responses.

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  • Mônica Rebouças & Marília Miranda Forte Gomes & Marina Guimarães Paes de Barros & Fabiane Vaz & Maurício Gomes Pereira & Luiz Roberto Ramos, 2011. "Diferença entre perfis de brasileiros idosos no início dos anos 2000," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG td416, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td416

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    elderly; health indicators; functional ability; activities of daily living;

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