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The distribution and correlates of self-rated health in elderly Chinese: the China Kadoorie Biobank study

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BACKGROUND: Self-rated health (SRH) have been widely used as a valid indicator of health status at the population and individual level. We aimed to investigate the distribution and correlates of global SRH and age-comparative SRH in elderly Chinese.

METHODS: Survey of 57,693 men and 67,089 women aged 60 years and above was conducted in five rural (Gansu, Sichuan, Hunan, Henan, Zhejiang) and five urban areas (Heilongjiang, Shandong, Jiangsu, Guangxi,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12877-019-1183-2

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Geriatrics
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Article number:
168
Publication date:
2019-06-14
Acceptance date:
2019-06-05
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ISSN:
1471-2318
Pmid:
31200646
Source identifiers:
1014984
Language:
English
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pubs:1014984
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uuid:4b881eb7-9932-4320-b40c-062dcc042478
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pubs:1014984
Deposit date:
2019-09-05

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