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Papeles de población

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YBANEZ ZEPEDA, Elmyra; VARGAS VALLE, Eunice Danitza  and  TORRES MARTINEZ, Ana Luz. Factors associated to the coresidence of adults older than 50 years of age by rural-urban condition. Pap. poblac [online]. 2005, vol.11, n.45, pp.29-48. ISSN 2448-7147.

Based on the information generated by the National Census of Health and Aging in Mexico (Enasem, 2001), the following article analyzes the influence of some demographic, socioeconomic and health variables in the residential arrangements of adults older than 50 years of age in Mexico. Using descriptive statistics and parting from the construction of two m-logit models, it is found that most of the people of more than 50 years share dwelling with their children, particularly the single ones. The coresidence with married children occurs with more frequency when seniors do not have couple and present functional deterioration.

Keywords : population aging; senior population; residential arrangements; family coresidence; Mexico.

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