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Health of midlife and older adults in China: the role of regional economic development, inequality, and institutional setting

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To document the association between economic development, income inequality, and health-related public infrastructure, and health outcomes among Chinese adults in midlife and older age.We use a series of multi-level regression models with individual-level baseline data from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Survey (CHARLS). Provincial-level data are obtained both from official statistics and from CHARLS itself. Multi-level models are estimated with different subjective and objectiv...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00038-017-0970-9

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Oxford, SSD, Sociology
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy & Intervention
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Grant:
Consolidator Grant SOCIOGENOME, awarded to M. Mills (Grant no. 615603)
Publisher:
Springer International Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Volume:
62
Issue:
8
Pages:
857–867
Publication date:
2017-04-22
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EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:691198
URN:
uri:afd122f0-8925-4449-a58f-543373cc4214
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uuid:afd122f0-8925-4449-a58f-543373cc4214
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pubs:691198

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