Aging in a Gendered Society: Social and Biological Determinants of Health in the Elderly Population
2012 (English)In: HANDBOOK OF CLINICAL GENDER MEDICINE / [ed] SchenckGustafsson, K; DeCola, PR; Pfaff, DW; Pisetsky, DS, Basel: Karger , 2012, 482-488 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Gender and sex differences accumulate throughout the course of life, leading to continued health and mortality differentials between men and women in late life. Teasing apart social and biological factors becomes increasingly complex. Due to their longer life, women are more likely to provide informal care to others, and more likely to need institutional care.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Basel: Karger , 2012. 482-488 p.
Gerontology, specializing in Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-94403ISI: 000310829000050ISBN: 978-3-8055-9929-0OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-94403DiVA: diva2:653532