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ERIC Number: EJ390248
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Elderly on Admission to the Nursing Home: A Pilot Study.
Espino, David V.; And Others
Gerontologist, v28 n6 p821-24 Dec 1988
Examined records of Puerto Rican/Hispanic patients (N=25) residing in, or discharged from, one nursing home and compared records to those of control group (N=50) admitted during same time. Found Puerto Rican/Hispanic group was younger with more disabilities. Suggests that Hispanic patients' families may not have been able to care for disabled member at home. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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