Age Ageing 2017 Oct 31:1-6. Epub 2017 Oct 31.
Centre for Research on Ageing and ESRC Centre for Population Change, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK.
: the number of childless older people is increasing in China, but relatively little is known about the role of childlessness in health outcomes. This study investigates the relationship between childlessness and three health outcomes: difficulty with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), self-rated health and depression.Methods
: this study includes 13,171 individuals aged 50 and above from national survey data of the second wave of the China Family Panel Study (2012). Read More