By Jacqueline L. Angel, Fernando Torres-Gil, Kyriakos Markides
Aging, health and wellbeing, and toughness within the Mexican-Origin Population creates a origin for an interdisciplinary dialogue of the trajectory of incapacity and long term take care of older humans of Mexican-origin from a bi-national viewpoint. even if the literature on Latino elders within the usa is growing to be, few of those reviews or courses provide the breadth and intensity contained during this book.
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May have a larger effect than diseases such as diabetes (Abraído-Lanza et al. 2006). To begin the evaluation, Helen Hazuda and Sara Espinoza gauge the relative contribution of sociocultural and disease factors to disability among Mexican Americans in the San Antonio Longitudinal Study of Aging, a community-based study of the disablement process in elderly Mexican Americans and European Americans over a 7-year period. They find that socioeconomic status and functional integration are the most relevant and major contributors to both ADL and IADL disability in older Mexican Americans, and, when compared with diabetes, account for a substantially greater proportion of the variance in disability.
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