ERIC Number: EJ470263
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Race, Gender, and the Effect of Social Supports on the Use of Health Services by Elderly Individuals.
Nelson, Martha A.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v37 n3 p227-46 1993
Examined effects of social supports on use of health services by older adults, and whether those effects differ by race or gender. Data from 5,151 older adults revealed that effects of social support variables on use of health services differed by race and gender. Differences were not consistent across various measures of health services utilization. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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