7 edition of Improving Aging and Public Health Research found in the catalog.
January 2006 by American Public Health Association .
Written in English
|Contributions||Leslie Curry (Editor), Renee Shield (Editor), Terrie Wetle (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||202|
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Improving Aging and Public Health Research: Qualitative and Mixed MethodsFormat: Paperback. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: v, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Unique contributions of qualitative and mixed methods to aging and public health research / Leslie A.
Curry, Renee R. Shield and Terrie Wetle --Qualitative methods today / Jaber F. Gubrium --Cultural forces in the acceptance of qualitative research / Mark Luborsky and Andrea. Because public health is in large part responsible for the unprecedented gains in life expectancy seen in the past century,2 we hope that public health will enthusiastically take up the challenge of improving the health and quality of life of older adults.
The authors also propose a conceptual framework for public health research in by: 7. In the field of gerontology, however, qualitative research, such as focus groups, interviews and observations, is well suited to discovering and interpreting cultural diversity and social disparities in health and aging, said the new book, "Improving Aging and Public.
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With the overall objective of providing a theoretically clear as well as. The challenge of the aging society and potential solutions. Over the past decades, the average life expectancy has increased globally, reaching a world-wide average of about 70 years in (6 years longer than in ) and around 80 in the developed countries (compared to about 50 years in the developed countries in the early 20 th century).
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