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Health promotion for the elderly persons in Hong Kong

Journal of Health & Social Policy

Author: Chi, I., Leung, E. M. F.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1999

Abstract:

Describes strategies that have been adopted for promoting a healthier elderly population in Hong Kong. Pre- & post test questionnaire data obtained in 1990 & 1992 from 698 participants & nonparticipants, ages 55, in the largest health promotion program for older people in Hong Kong, the St. James Settlement, indicate that health promotion activities may have the potential to save lives, delay institutionalization, & improve life satisfaction.

Further Details

Pages: 37-51
Volume: 10
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 27.3.03
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1300/J045v10n03_03
Keywords: Asia, older, health improvement
Reads: 267
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