Residential location and social relations among older persons ( Washington State).

G. R. Lee, L. B. Whitbeck

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Abstract

Examines the hypothesis that older rural residents are more highly integrated into various types of social networks than their urban counterparts and consequently less likely to experience feelings of loneliness. Data were obtained from a sample of 2829 residents of Washington State aged 55 and over. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-97
Number of pages9
JournalRural Sociology
Volume52
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1987

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  • Sociology and Political Science

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