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dc.titleHealth impacts of caregiving for older adults with functional limitations: Results from the Singapore survey on informal caregiving
dc.contributor.authorChan, A.
dc.contributor.authorMalhotra, C.
dc.contributor.authorMalhotra, R.
dc.contributor.authorRush, A.J.
dc.contributor.authorØstbye, T.
dc.date.accessioned2014-11-26T08:28:37Z
dc.date.available2014-11-26T08:28:37Z
dc.date.issued2013-09
dc.identifier.citationChan, A., Malhotra, C., Malhotra, R., Rush, A.J., Østbye, T. (2013-09). Health impacts of caregiving for older adults with functional limitations: Results from the Singapore survey on informal caregiving. Journal of Aging and Health 25 (6) : 998-1012. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264313494801
dc.identifier.issn08982643
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/110105
dc.description.abstractObjectives: To estimate the health impact, in terms of depression, self-rated health, and health services utilization, of providing care to older adults (75+) requiring human assistance in at least one activity of daily living (ADL) limitation. Method: Data from 1,077 caregivers and 318 noncaregivers, interviewed in the Singapore Survey on Informal Caregiving, was used to examine differences in depressive symptoms, self-rated health, and number of outpatient visits in the last 1 month between caregivers and noncaregivers. Multivariate models for the outcomes, adjusting for characteristics of the caregiver/noncaregiver and care-recipient/potential care recipient, were run. Results: Caregivers were more depressed, had poorer self-rated health, and had a higher rate of outpatient visits in the past month compared to noncaregivers. Discussion: The study indicates the need for support services to family caregivers of older adults with ADL limitations. © The Author(s) 2013.
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0898264313494801
dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectaged
dc.subjectcaregiver
dc.subjectdepression
dc.subjectelderly
dc.subjecthealth care utilization
dc.subjectself-rated health
dc.subjectSingapore
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentDUKE-NUS GRADUATE MEDICAL SCHOOL S'PORE
dc.description.doi10.1177/0898264313494801
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Aging and Health
dc.description.volume25
dc.description.issue6
dc.description.page998-1012
dc.description.codenJAHEE
dc.identifier.isiut000324036300006
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