The Study on the Satisfaction of the Elderly People Living with Their Children
Qian Jin (),
Philip Pearce () and
Hui Hu ()
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Qian Jin: Xi’an International Studies University
Philip Pearce: James Cook University
Hui Hu: Wuhan University
Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2018, vol. 140, issue 3, 1159-1172
Abstract In today’s society, with the aging population, the satisfaction of the elderly people is highly connected with the social sustainability. This article used the data of the Chinese Health and the Pension Follow-up Survey from CHARLS in 2013 to analyze the relation between the elderly people’s satisfaction and their living arrangement. Based on the control of the influential factors on the individual, family and the regional level, this article used ordinary least square regression method to find out that the elderly people’s satisfaction will be deceased because of living with their children. However, the elderly people’s dissatisfaction will be vanished along with the growth of the age of the elderly. Therefore, the elderly people’s living arrangements have been changed, to maintain the satisfaction of the elderly in China, the appropriate health care and other activities should be redesigned and developed for the elderly who live by themselves.
Keywords: The Chinese elderly people; Satisfaction; Living arrangement (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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