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Intraurban location of the elderly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1141679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Are the aged concentrated in the inner-city? Are they confined to lower value housing in older neighborhoods? Although the spatial pattern of the elderly in Toledo, Ohio, is dissimilar from that of the nonelderly, they are widely distributed throughout the city. The associations between the location of the elderly and variables such as distance to the Central Business District, age of neighborhood, value of housing, and multiple-family dwelling units are statistically significant. However, these associations are weak and at no time between 1940 and 1970 are more than 40% of the variations in the aged's distribution explained.
Authors:
B W Smith; J Hiltner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gerontology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0022-1422     ISO Abbreviation:  J Gerontol     Publication Date:  1975 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-09-13     Completed Date:  1975-09-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374762     Medline TA:  J Gerontol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  473-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
African Americans
Aged*
Economics
Humans
Ohio
Poverty
Residence Characteristics*
Residential Mobility
Statistics as Topic / methods

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