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Title Healthy longevity in China [electronic resource] : demographic, socioeconomic, and psychological dimensions / edited by Zeng Yi ... [et al.].

Published [Dordrecht?] : Springer, c2008.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xv, 435 p.) : ill.
Series The Springer series on demographic methods and population analysis ; 20
Springer series on demographic methods and population analysis ; 20.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary China is aging at an extraordinary speed and has the largest quantity of elderly persons in the world. Scholars utilize this unprecedented living experience of human being and the unique Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey (CLHLS) datasets with the aim to answer in this volume the following questions critical to the aging population world wide. Is the period of disability compressing or expanding with increasing life expectancy and what factors are associated with these trends in the recent decades? Is it possible to realize morbidity compression with a prolongation of the life span.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Zeng, Yi, 1952-
Subject Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Study.
Longevity -- China.
Longevity -- Social aspects -- China.
Aging -- Social aspects -- China.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- China.
MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781402067525
9781402067518 (hbk.)
1402067518 (hbk.)