Journal article

Medical Treatment Behaviour of the Elderly Population in Shanghai: Group Features and Influencing Factor Analysis.

Shangguang Yang, Danyang Wang, Chen Li, Chunlan Wang, Mark Wang

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | Published : 2021


BACKGROUND: While Chinese cities are pursuing economic development, meeting citizen demand for medical treatment has only gradually been put on the agenda. Theoretically, in the second half of a person's life, demand for medical treatment will rise sharply. Given limited medical resources, the match between demand and supply becomes more difficult. We conducted questionnaires in Shanghai to describe whether there are obvious group differences in the elderly population's medical treatment options and provide empirical evidence on the determinants. METHOD: We collected 439 Shanghai Elderly Medical Demand Characteristics Questionnaires, which included five parts: personal information, health st..

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Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China

Awarded by Shanghai Education Committee Humanities and Social Sciences Major Project

Awarded by Shanghai Soft Science Foundation Project