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Regional aging and longevity characteristics in China

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The factors that influence the length of human life are complex and longevity remains a controversial topic, particularly in China. This paper demonstrates the spatial patterns and changes of the elderly group (65 years old and over), the oldest old (80 years old and over) and the centenarians in China in the last decade, analyzes the influence of economic development on aging, and in the end, using a case study, explores the characteristics of the centenarians' behavior. The results indicate...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1016/j.archger.2016.08.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SIAS
Subgroup:
Area Studies
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics Journal website
Volume:
67
Pages:
153-159
Publication date:
2016-08-12
Acceptance date:
2016-08-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-6976
ISSN:
0167-4943
Pubs id:
pubs:640492
URN:
uri:1da6cbfb-b7ad-42d5-8ef0-303168494cbb
UUID:
uuid:1da6cbfb-b7ad-42d5-8ef0-303168494cbb
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pubs:640492
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C

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