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Assessing health and well-being among older people in rural South Africa
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health.
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2010 (English)In: Global health action, ISSN 1654-9880, Vol. 3Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study presents the first population-based data from South Africa on health status, functional ability and quality of life among older people. Health and social services will need to be restructured to provide effective care for older people living in rural South Africa with impaired functionality and other health problems.

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2010. Vol. 3
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adult health; ageing; self-reported health; disability; quality of life; South Africa; rural; INDEPTH WHO-SAGE
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-38490DOI: 10.3402/gha.v3i0.2126ISI: 000208160500005PubMedID: 20963188OAI: diva2:378336
Available from: 2010-12-15 Created: 2010-12-15 Last updated: 2011-04-18Bibliographically approved

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