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This study assessed the prevalence of supplement use and investigated the characteristics of regular supplement users in an Australian population. A questionnaire about vitamin supplement use was completed by 90% of 3654 residents (aged 49 years and over) in a defined geographic area west of...

Author(s)
Yu, X. Q.; Smith, W.; Webb, K.; Mitchell, P.; Leeder, S. R.
Citation
Australian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 1999, 56, 2, pp 69-75
Abstract

Objective: Despite the vast scientific literature on the social determinants of health, there is still a debate on the extent to which this relationship remains in old age. The objective of this study was to examine the association between socioeconomic circumstances and health among older adults...

Author(s)
Lima-Costa, M. F.; Barreto, S. M.; Firmo, J. O. A.; Uchoa, E.
Publisher
Pan American Health Organization, Washington, USA
Citation
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2003, 13, 6, pp 387-394
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This work examined the role of visual capacity in connection with psychological, social network related, and socio-structural predictors of out-of-home everyday functioning and emotional well-being. The results are based on a sample of 1519 community dwelling elderly (55-98 years old; mean age 70.8 ...

Author(s)
Heyl, V.; Wahl, H. W.; Mollenkopf, H.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social Indicators Research, 2005, 74, 1, pp 159-189
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Cover for Socio-economic variables associated with tourism, leisure and ageing.

Discussions on the importance of 'age' in leisure and tourism research are presented, including discussions on the differences between chronological age and subjective age. The influence of socio-demographic variables, such as gender, income and education, on the behaviour of older tourists, as...

Author(s)
Patterson, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930653)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This chapter identifies the consumer groups at risk of foodborne diseases, including infants/children, elderly and chronic disease patients. The relationship of race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status and travel with risk of foodborne diseases is described. Consumer awareness and knowledge about food...

Author(s)
Medeiros, L. C.
Publisher
Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Food consumption and disease risk: consumer-pathogen interactions, 2006, pp 9-30
Abstract

Data from a national representative sample of 1023 elderly and near-elderly Taiwanese were used to explore whether allostatic load is associated with health outcomes and mediates the association between socioeconomic status and health in a non-Western population. The information collected included: ...

Author(s)
Hu, P. F.; Wagle, N.; Goldman, N.; Weinstein, M.; Seeman, T. E.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Biosocial Science, 2007, 39, 4, pp 545-556
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify the prevalence of sedentary leisure time (no type of leisure-time exercise once a week or more) among the elderly in the city of Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil, according to demographic and socioeconomic factors, other health-related behaviours and the ...

Author(s)
Zaitune, M. P. do A.; Barros, M. B. de A.; César, C. L. G.; Carandina, L.; Goldbaum, M.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2007, 23, 6, pp 1329-1338
Abstract

Background: Inactivity is a modifiable risk factor for many diseases. Rapid economic development in China has been associated with changes in lifestyle, including physical activity. The purpose of this study was to investigate the patterns and correlates of physical activity in middle-aged and...

Author(s)
Jurj, A. L.; Wen, W. Q.; Gao YuTang; Matthews, C. E.; Yang, G.; Li HongLan; Zheng, W.; Shu, X. O.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2007, 7, 213, pp (21 August 2007)
Abstract

Introduction: Physical activity (PA) is inversely related to the risk of many chronic diseases. Understanding PA patterns and their correlates has significant public health implications. Methods: The PA patterns and their association with socioeconomic status and lifestyle factors were investigated ...

Author(s)
Lee SangAh; Xu WangHong; Zheng Wei; Li HongLan; Yang Gong; Xiang YongBing; Shu XiaoOu
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 2007, 39, 10, pp 1700-1707
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine the demographic, social, psychological and other characteristics of 61 informal caregivers of people with dementia treated at the Ibero-American Center of the Old Age, Havana City, Cuba, during 2004-05. The Characterization Questionnaire and the Psychosocial Scale ...

Author(s)
Espín Andrade, A. M.
Publisher
Editorial Ciencias Medicas, Habana, Cuba
Citation
Revista Cubana de Salud Pública, 2008, 34, 3, pp unpaginated

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