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Community access and satisfaction: racial differences in later life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6852966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Community access can be expected to have an important influence on the life satisfaction of the aged because of age-linked restrictions in social life space. Such access may be less important for older blacks, however, as a consequence of lifelong "ghettoization". These hypotheses are tested using national survey data. Community mobility is found to have a stronger association with life satisfaction for older whites, while having only an indirect effect through social interaction for older blacks. Directions for future research are suggested.
Authors:
R A Ward; H Kilburn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of aging & human development     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0091-4150     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Aging Hum Dev     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-08     Completed Date:  1983-07-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370033     Medline TA:  Int J Aging Hum Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-19     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aging*
Ethnic Groups / psychology*
Female
Humans
Interpersonal Relations
Male
Personal Satisfaction*
Social Adjustment
Social Environment*
Social Support

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