Front Public Health 2021 11;9:616180. Epub 2021 May 11.
School of Public Administration, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics, Hangzhou, China.
Through assignment method, the total score of disability in multiple dimensions is obtained, and it is divided into five functional states-severe disability, partial disability, moderate disability, mild disability, and health-according to the score, and the probability of death is constructed. Using the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey (CLHLS) database tracking survey data, by constructing a multistate transition probability matrix, the empirical calculation of the multistate disability transfer probability, with the help of the sixth national census data, we estimated maintenance time of each state, life expectancy, etc. The results show that the 3 year transfer probability of the initial healthy elderly is the highest, and the mortality rate is also the lowest. Read More