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Self-rated health puts aging and health needs on the agenda
Date:10/23/2013

ut 70 per cent in those who did not have a life partner, husband/wife in life. This risk factor was most evident among men.

There were also differences in the way people reported self-rated health. Those who had higher education or higher socioeconomic status were found to have lower thresholds for reporting poor health, and also had higher expectations and set higher standards for their health, compared to people with lower education and socioeconomic status.

Siddhivinayak Hirve concludes, based on his findings, that it is possible to use information on self-rated health from major national surveys, such as the planning of health care, even in small, isolated areas.

"My goal of this thesis has been to put aging on the agenda, both among scholars and policy makers," says Siddhivinayak Hirve. "This is particularly important in countries where it has a rapidly aging population. The value of asking the simple question, "In general, how do you feel today?" Is very high and can be very helpful to identify health needs, and plan for targeted interventions in health. This is particularly true in developing countries."

He also points out that measurements of self-rated health provides a driving force to strengthen research on health for the adult and aging populations in low-and middle-income countries that harmonize with international research.


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Contact: Siddhivinayak Hirve
sidbela@vsnl.com
41-762-380-432
Umea University
Source:Eurekalert

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