Journal article

Age Matters: Exploring Correlates of Self-Rated Health Across Four Generations of Australian Males

Rachel Koelmeyer, Dianne Currier, Matthew J Spittal, Marisa Schlichthorst, Jane E Pirkis, Dallas R English

BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2016

Abstract

The importance of addressing health disparities experienced by boys and men reached tangible prominence in Australia with adoption of the 2010 National Male Health Policy and the establishment of a national longitudinal study on male health-Ten to Men. Ten to Men is based on a holistic model of health with a strong focus on social determinants and health and well-being over the life course. Given the life course focus, we set out to assess if health-related characteristics and the correlates of self-rated health differ across the life course among four sociologically defined generations of Australian males. While some differences in the correlates of good or excellent health were observed ac..

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