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Title Healthy longevity in China : demographic, socioeconomic, and psychological dimensions / edited by Zeng Yi [and others].
Imprint [Dordrecht?] : Springer, 2008.

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Series The Springer series on demographic methods and population analysis ; 20
Springer series on demographic methods and population analysis ; 20.
Subject Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Study.
Longevity -- China.
Longevity -- Social aspects -- China.
Aging -- Social aspects -- China.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- China.
Alt Name Zeng, Yi, 1952-
Description 1 online resource (xv, 435 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary China is aging at an extraordinary speed and has the largest quantity of elderly persons in the world. Scholars utilize this unprecedented living experience of human being and the unique Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey (CLHLS) datasets with the aim to answer in this volume the following questions critical to the aging population world wide. Is the period of disability compressing or expanding with increasing life expectancy and what factors are associated with these trends in the recent decades? Is it possible to realize morbidity compression with a prolongation of the life span.
Contents Front Matter; Introduction: Aging and Aged Dependency in China; Introduction to the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey (CLHLS); General Data Quality Assessment of the CLHLS; Reliability of Age Reporting Among the Chinese Oldest-Old in the CLHLS Datasets; Age Reporting in the CLHLS: A Re-assessment; Assessment of Reliability of Mortality and Morbidity in the 1998-2002 CLHLS Waves; The Effects of Sociodemographic Factors on the Hazard of Dying Among Chinese Oldest Old; When I'm 104: The Determinants of Healthy Longevity Among the Oldest-Old in China.
Association of Education with the Longevity of the Chinese ElderlyAnalysis of Health and Longevity in the Oldest-Old Population--A Health Capital Approach; The More Engagement, the Better? A Study of Mortality of the Oldest Old in China; Living Arrangements and Psychological Disposition of the Oldest Old Population in China; Health and Living Arrangement Transitions among China's Oldest-old; Intergenerational Support and Self-rated Health of.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402067525
9781402067518 (hbk.)
1402067518 (hbk.)
9781402094781 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1402094787 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4020-6752-5
OCLC # 233972613
Additional Format Print version: Healthy longevity in China. [Dordrecht?] : Springer, 2008 9781402067518 1402067518 (DLC) 2007941177 (OCoLC)180474033

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