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Malnutrition and its determinants among older adults people in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tadele Abate, Berhanu Mengistu, Asmamaw Atnafu, Terefe Derso
2020 BMC Geriatrics  
Therefore, nutritional and social support activities are essential for older adults, particularly of those who are socio-economically disadvantaged and advanced age.  ...  Data from 662 older adults were collected through face to face interviews using a structured questionnaire.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank study participants for their willingness to participate in the study. Our appreciation will also go to Addis Ababa Health Bureau for materials support.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12877-020-01917-w pmid:33228557 fatcat:lkro56dbobhvxmbpuhla7tezci

The role of individual resources, health behaviour and age perception as determinants of sports participation in older age

Eric Faß, Torsten Schlesinger
2019 Ageing & Society  
Our results confirm slight inter-relationships between socio-economic resources and age-specific attitudes.  ...  The sample contains 1,560 retired persons, aged 65 years and older, based on the fifth wave (2014) of the German Ageing Survey.  ...  Therefore, status-specific and socio-cultural characteristics should be considered when designing sports programmes for older adults, especially regarding physicality and movement.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0144686x19001260 fatcat:wswxqqwvzff6paqtpcroagsqni

Predictors of participation in preventive health examinations in Austria

Sophie Brunner-Ziegler, Anita Rieder, Katharina Viktoria Stein, Renate Koppensteiner, Kathryn Hoffmann, Thomas Ernst Dorner
2013 BMC Public Health  
Health check-ups must increase among people at a young age, with a lower socio-economic status, migration background and in good health.  ...  Preventive health check-ups in Austria are offered free of charge to all insured adults (98% of the population) and focus on early detection of chronic diseases, primary prevention, and health counseling  ...  Maria Roberts for proof-reading.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1138 pmid:24308610 pmcid:PMC3866300 fatcat:sv3y6cg5mvddzoqwbz3wugr7cu

Factors Associated with Awareness, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Common Eye Diseases in the General Population in a Rural District in Bangladesh: The Bangladesh Population-based Diabetes and Eye Study (BPDES)

Fakir M. Amirul Islam, Rahul Chakrabarti, Silvia Z. Islam, Robert P. Finger, Christine Critchley, Rohit C. Khanna
2015 PLoS ONE  
about diabetes and common eye diseases, educational attainment, socio-economic status, and medical history.  ...  Public health promotion should be designed to address these knowledge gaps. Awareness, Attitudes and Practice of Common Eye Diseases in Bangladesh PLOS ONE |  ...  preparation; Mohamed Dirani for his constructive feedback in the manuscript, Author Contributions Conceived and designed the experiments: FMAI RC SZI.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133043 pmid:26200458 pmcid:PMC4511641 fatcat:oz4qk7mozjhmdmaeoagix2wqpu

Patterns of health status and quality of life among older people in rural Viet Nam

Hoang Van Minh, Peter Byass, Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc, Stig Wall
2010 Global Health Action  
Conclusion: The findings reveal problems of inequality in health status and QoL among older adults in the study setting by sex, age, education and socio-economic status.  ...  This paper, taking advantage of the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE study on global ageing and adult health, aims to describe the pattern of health status and QoL among older adults in a rural community of Viet Nam,  ...  Acknowledgements Conflict of interest and funding The authors have not received any funding or benefits from industry to conduct this study.  ... 
doi:10.3402/gha.v3i0.2124 pmid:20959877 pmcid:PMC2957159 fatcat:5f2itt6xx5cnpayyb2ks2dc3tm

Socio-economic inequalities in the chronic diseases management among Chinese adults aged 45 years and above: a cross sectional study

Jing Guo, Jiasen Li, Kehui Huang, Ning Huang, Xing Lin Feng
2021 Archives of Public Health  
Results Subjects living in urban setting, with higher education attainment and economic status were more likely to have annual health checks, and to be diagnosed for those with hypertension, diabetes and  ...  The aim of this study was to examine whether socio-economic inequalities exist in chronic disease management among Chinese adults, and whether the relationship between SES and chronic disease management  ...  It could be beneficial to reduce the socio-economic inequalities in chronic diseases management and protect physic health of people with low SES.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13690-021-00678-1 pmid:34462011 fatcat:u4vd7wbzpvh33kxuto2q2nhhb4

Association of self-perceived income sufficiency with cognitive impairment among older adults: a population-based study in India

T. Muhammad, Shobhit Srivastava, T. V. Sekher
2021 BMC Psychiatry  
Methods Data for this study is derived from the 'Building Knowledge Base on Population Ageing in India'. The final sample size for the analysis after removing missing cases was 9176 older adults.  ...  Further, while planning geriatric health care for older adults in India, priority must be given to financially backward, with no asset ownership, with poor health status, older-older, widowed, and illiterate  ...  Results show that older adults who had never worked for last one year had the highest odds for impaired cognition compared to those who are retired or currently working after adjusting for socio-economic  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12888-021-03257-4 pmid:34001051 fatcat:ounevkuqffhpbj4t2r3hsdgcyy

Knowledge of iodine nutrition in the South African adult population

PL Jooste, N Upson, KE Charlton
2005 Public Health Nutrition  
Compared with respondents from high socio-economic households, respondents from low socio-economic households were considerably less informed about aspects of iodine nutrition covered in this study.  ...  Abstract Objectives: To determine the level of knowledge regarding iodine nutrition and its relationship with socio-economic status in the South African population.  ...  Low LSM values indicated low socio-economic status and high values, high socio-economic status.  ... 
doi:10.1079/phn2004696 pmid:15975183 fatcat:wglxorethzcvxlyz4aaus3ekii

Scaling up community-based obesity prevention in Australia: Background and evaluation design of the Health Promoting Communities: Being Active Eating Well initiative

Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski, Kristy Bolton, Michelle Haby, Peter Kremer, Lisa Gibbs, Elizabeth Waters, Boyd Swinburn
2010 BMC Public Health  
The evaluation will capture process, weight status, socio-demographic, obesity-related behavioral and environmental data in intervention and comparison areas.  ...  The Victorian Government has recently funded six disadvantaged communities across Victoria, Australia for three years to promote healthy eating and physical activity for children, families, and adults  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the assistance of Rebecca Doherty, the project managers/ officers from each of the five community intervention projects, and the editorial assistance of Tara Breheny.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-65 pmid:20152018 pmcid:PMC2836295 fatcat:xh5ayjygxbardpmpl537nwflci

Willingness to participate in prevention programs for cardiometabolic diseases

Jessica Petter, Margreet M Reitsma-van Rooijen, Joke C Korevaar, Markus MJ Nielen
2015 BMC Public Health  
Conclusions: Willingness to participate in a health check depended on personal beliefs, whereas social aspects contributed most to willingness to participate in a lifestyle intervention program.  ...  Results: The response rate was 63%. 56% of the participants in our study were willing to participate in a health check.  ...  Previous studies also found an association between socio-economic status and willingness to participate in both the health check and lifestyle intervention program [15, 17] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-015-1379-0 pmid:25637105 pmcid:PMC4323020 fatcat:fbowxncifzddhkpppiy2ccefm4

Determinants of dental care utilization by the adult population in Buenos Aires

GH. Marin, P. Urdampilleta, O. Zurriaga
2010 Medicina Oral  
Given that, as demonstrated in this work, spontaneous demand for attention is extremely low, public policies should aim to include this vulnerable population in preventive and scheduled care.  ...  Conclusion: The section of the community that is less likely to visit their dentist regularly are those with higher socio-economic risk.  ...  This study was designed with special attention paid to ensuring that the selection of homes in the housing survey reflected the socio-economic and health status of the community and that a representative  ... 
doi:10.4317/medoral.15.e316 fatcat:ihtckuboibgvbkujejhvcr7huu

Impact of Socioeconomic status on depression of Elderly in Punjab, Pakistan

Sana Fayyaz, Department of Economics, Government Sadiq Women University Bahawalpur, Pakistan
2020 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
The ability to do routine activities in daily life is based on socioeconomic status was the most prevailing factor of having good mental health in old age.  ...  Survey research design was used. Simple random sampling technique was used for the particular research.  ...  The lower socio-economic status category illustrated that people having low socioeconomic status are more prone to depression as in the first category of low socio-economic status  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/v13i47.1537 fatcat:2vvwf7tmeze3tk23kfprkmxzdm

Socio-economic differences in height and body mass index of children and adults living in urban areas of Karachi, Pakistan

R Hakeem
2001 European Journal of Clinical Nutrition  
In order to determine the socio-economic difference in height status, the mean height in cm of adults was compared.  ...  Socio-economic differences in weight status were not uniform among various age ± sex groups.  ...  The author is grateful to the following members of the class of 1998 of the Food and Nutrition Department, Rana Liaqat Ali Khan Government College of Home Economics for collecting and inputting data for  ... 
doi:10.1038/sj.ejcn.1601172 pmid:11378815 fatcat:eu3cg6qxbzb7rmgbe2pfeqzd54

Prevalence and Socio-Demographic Correlates of Poor Mental Health Among Older Adults in Agricultural Areas of China

Yu Jin, Yun-Shu Zhang, Qinge Zhang, Wen-Wang Rao, Li-Li Zhang, Li-Jun Cui, Jian-Feng Li, Lin Li, Gabor S. Ungvari, Todd Jackson, Ke-Qing Li, Yu-Tao Xiang
2020 Frontiers in Psychiatry  
However, continued surveillance of mental health status among older adults in China is still needed.  ...  Conclusion: The prevalence of poor mental health among older adults in a predominantly agricultural area was lower than findings from many other countries and areas in China.  ...  For instance, the number of adults over age 65 is expected to increase globally from 703 million to 1.5 billion between 2019 and 2050 (from 9 to 16% of the total population) (1) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.549148 pmid:33250790 pmcid:PMC7674548 fatcat:kagjozelmfbhlkw3vch5wy6d5y

Psychological Wellbeing, Physical Impairments and Rural Aging in a Developing Country Setting [chapter]

Melanie Abas, Sureeporn Punpuing, Tawanchai Jirapramupitak, Kanchana Tangchonlatip, Morven Leese
2011 Social Work and Community Practice  
There has been very little research on wellbeing, physical impairments and disability in older people in developing countries.  ...  Low received support from children interacted with paralysis in being especially associated with low wellbeing.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Dr Bencha Yoddumnern-Attig, Dr Philip Guest and Prof Martin Prince for advice on the study design and methods, Ms Wannee Hutapat and Ms Jongjit Rithirong for data management,  ... 
doi:10.1201/b13134-17 fatcat:4dc6on4wvvchtamosrsvkjzyw4
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