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ERIC Number: EJ445581
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
Pet Ownership by Elderly People: Two New Issues.
Smith, David W. E.; And Others
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v34 n3 p175-84 1992
Examined two issues of pet ownership in mail questionnaire and interview survey of 1,595 older adults over age 60, 377 of whom had a pet. Found evidence that pets were important determinant of housing choice. Many elderly pet owners had made no arrangements for pet if they predecease it or become unable to care for it. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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