ERIC Number: EJ299259
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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An Exploration of Family Interaction with the Elderly by Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Residence.
Mitchell, Jim; Register, Jasper C.
Gerontologist, v24 n1 p48-54 Feb 1984
Questions the extended family hypothesis of Black aging. A survey of 334 elderly Blacks and 1,813 Whites indicates White elderly see their children and grandchildren more frequently, Blacks are more likely to receive help from children and grandchildren, and giving help is influenced more by socioeconomic factors than race. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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