Social Capital and Health Among Older Adults in China: a Multi-level Analysis

Social Capital and Health Among Older Adults in China: a Multi-level Analysis

Date: August 2012
Creator: Shen, Yuying
Description: Health and well-being of older adults has become a worldwide public health concern and has been attracting increasing attention from scholars across the globe. But little is known about the health of the Chinese elderly. Using data from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS) --Pilot, a pilot survey in 2008 in two provinces of China, Gansu and Zhejiang, this dissertation examines the association between social capital at both the individual- and community- levels and three health outcomes among older adults in China. A series of multi-level models were estimated using SAS 9.2. Statistical results indicate that such individual-level social capital variables as perceived help and support in the future, help from others, and birthplace significantly impacted health among older Chinese adults. When examining the relationship between community-level social capital and health, this study confirms the significant association between community-level social capital and good health independent of individual-level predictors. This study also indicates that the impact of gender and rural-urban Hukou status interacts with the province of residence. The results were discussed in terms of cultural legacy in the Chinese cultural setting, the current social dynamics related to old age support, health-related government reforms, and various disparities across different ...
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China's Industry and the Impact of the War Upon It

China's Industry and the Impact of the War Upon It

Date: 1946
Creator: Harris, Margaret B.
Description: This thesis is a study of China's industry and how it was impacted by war.
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Newsmap. Monday, December 20, 1943 : week of December 9 to December 16, 223rd week of the war, 105th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, December 20, 1943 : week of December 9 to December 16, 223rd week of the war, 105th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 20, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Southwest Pacific, Central Pacific, China, USSR, Italy, Air offensive, Submarines. Inset maps: Southeast Europe, Central China battle area. Photographs: U.S. Army engineers replace a bridge in Italy, Antiaircraft fire from a U.S. carrier, Brazilian ground and air troops, Turkish officials, "Rome or Death." Back: Text and photographs illustrate the battle for the Gilbert Islands.
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China fights on.

China fights on.

Date: [1941-1946?]
Creator: Gaydos.
Description: A Chinese man in military uniform and cap looks toward the sky. Several tiny planes circle him. The planes and his cap bear the 12-pointed sun symbol of the Chinese forces. Near the right edge of the poster are four Chinese characters in red. The characters roughly translate as "Unite Against the Enemy and Rebuild Our Nation."
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Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1910

Annual Report of the Office of Experiment Stations, June 30, 1910

Date: September 14, 1911
Creator: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies.
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China shall have our help! : United China Relief.

China shall have our help! : United China Relief.

Date: unknown
Creator: Sawyers, Martha, 1902-1988.
Description: Color poster of a Chinese man and woman walking. The woman carries a young child on her back. The man's right arm is in a sling. The man and woman wear plain blue clothing and the child wears a red garment.
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China first to fight! : United China Relief participating in National War Fund.

China first to fight! : United China Relief participating in National War Fund.

Date: [1941-1946?]
Creator: Sawyers, Martha, 1902-1988.
Description: Color poster of Chinese soldier in a green uniform, walking behind a woman holding the hand of child. Both the woman and child are dressed in plain blue traditional Chinese clothing. The woman's arm is in a sling and a bloody bandage can be seen on her wrist. The poster background is bright yellow.
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Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 249th week of the war, 131st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 249th week of the war, 131st week of U.S. participation

Date: June 19, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text highlights action on various war fronts: France ; Italy ; Pacific ; Eastern Front ; Balkans. Inset maps: The advance beyond Rome ; Europe ; The Normandy coast ; China. Photographs: American assault troops move ashore in northern France ; Canadians with bicycles disembark from an infantry landing craft. Back: Map of Germany and adjacent areas shows railroads, superhighways, rivers, and mountains.
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[Art Show]

[Art Show]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of an art exhibition in China. Hanging cloth panels intersect the foreground. The floor is filled with artwork displayed on pedestals. People walk amongst the pedestals.
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[WCC Sculpture]

[WCC Sculpture]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a sculpture in China. In the foreground, a white geometric sculpture is visible with the letters W and C printed on it. The sculpture sits in a stone courtyard backed by a gray building. A family is visible in the courtyard on the right side. Trees and buildings are visible in the background.
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