A health survey of elderly people in Hong Kong
Professor Chi, Iris (Principal investigator)
HKU Project Code
Strategic Research Fund (UPGC)
To describe the characteristics of the elderly people in Hong Kong; to explore the elderly's health status, health habit, social activities, and health care and social services utilization; to understand the elderly's family and social support network; to evaluate the relationship between old people's health and social activities with their life satisfaction; to assess the impact of the old people's informal support network on their health status and other well-beings; to identify the major determinants for a successful elderly; to recommend effective health and social services to maintain and improve the physical and social conditions of the elderly people in Hong Kong.