ERIC Number: EJ573107
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Discretion and Service Use among Older Adults: The Behavioral Model Revisited.
Mitchell, Jim; Krout, John A.
Gerontologist, v38 n2 p159-68 Apr 1998
Utilizes survey responses from 2178 community-dwelling older adults to test the hypothesis that predisposing, enabling, and need characteristics are better predictors of discretionary than nondiscretionary service use. Results generally support the hypothesis, underscoring the importance of need characteristics for least discretionary service use. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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