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ERIC Number: EJ307303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Reasons for Use and Nonuse of Social Services among the Rural Elderly.
Goodfellow, Marianne
Human Services in the Rural Environment, v8 n4 p10-16 1983
Five individual-level independent variables--life stage (age), social status, health, informal social support, and stress--were measured to assess the dependent variable, use of social services. Only the existence of informal social support proved significant, indicating a need for informal networks and educational programs, as well as for personal assistance. (MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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