Old-age disability and long-term care (LTC) have not yet been well studied in China. Using logistic regressions and a prevalence ratio projection model, and considering international practices, this dissertation addresses three research questions:
- What are the key risk factors for old-age disability in China?
- What are the projected numbers of older adults with disabilities in China in future decades through 2050?
- How can China develop a feasible and sustainable LTC delivery and financing system to address projected growth in LTC needs of this population over the next four decades?
Table of Contents
Understanding Old-Age Disability and Long-Term Care (LTC) in China
Risk Factors for Old-Age Disability among Chinese
Projections for the Disabled Elderly Population in China: 2015 - 2050
Developing a Feasible and Sustainable Long-Term Care System in China: Policy Implications
Findings from the Literature on Disability Trends in the U.S. and in China
Total Numbers of Older Adults with Any ADL/IADL and 3+ ADLs Limitations in China: 2008 - 2050
Numbers of Older Adults with Any ADL/IADL Limitation in China by Age, Gender, and Residence: 2008 - 2050 (Status Quo)
Numbers of Older Adults with 3+ ADLs Limitation in China by Age, Gender, and Residence: 2008 - 2050 (Status Quo)