A study of health care decision among the Chinese elders in Beijing and Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
A study of health care decision among the Chinese elders in Beijing and Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Professor Chi, Iris   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Chan   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Hurciwz   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
12
Start Date
1996-05-01
Completion Date
1997-04-30
Amount
80000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
health care decision, Chinese elders
Discipline
Social Work, Public Health and Social Services (Obsolete)
Sponsor
Other projects
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1995/1996
Status
Completed
Objectives
To analyze the ways in which Chinese elders in Hong Kong and Beijing perceive and manage episodes of illness. This includes their experience and recognition of symptoms, their evaluation of whether they are ill, and their decision among alternative responses to care seeking during an illness episode.