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Age and social composition factors as explanations for cleavages in socio-political values.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  753779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
While age group differences on social and political values have been frequently documented in survey data, it is often claimed that these differences are due to social composition factors rather than to age itself. In this analysis we test for the effects of age vs. social composition in explaining variation in four attitudinal dependent variables. Using a sample especially drawn to study generational differences, and employing a multivariate statistical model, it was found that age differences were only modestly reduced by social composition variables. It is concluded that nonartifactual age group differences do exist on the dependent variables.
K L Tedin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of aging & human development     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0091-4150     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Aging Hum Dev     Publication Date:    1978-1979
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-10-24     Completed Date:  1979-10-24     Revised Date:  2006-07-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370033     Medline TA:  Int J Aging Hum Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  295-303     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Sampling Studies
Social Values*
Socioeconomic Factors*

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