A health survey of elderly people in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
A health survey of elderly people in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Professor Chi, Iris   (Principal investigator)
Start Date
1988-06-01
Completion Date
1989-06-26
Amount
101080
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
SRC
Grant Type
Strategic Research Fund (UPGC)
Funding Year
1987/1988
Status
Completed
Objectives
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.