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ERIC Number: EJ438950
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Factors Associated with Participation in a Senior Health Promotion Program.
Wagner, Edward H.; And Others
Gerontologist, v31 n5 p598-602 Oct 1991
Compared health status and lifestyle characteristics of participants in senior health promotion program with those of nonparticipants from same Health Maintenance Organization enrollee population. Nonparticipation was associated with lower income, less education, and lower involvement in community organizations. Although nonparticipants smoked more and evaluated health less favorably, other risky behaviors and health status indicators differed little between groups. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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