Gender Differences in Social Isolation and Social Support among Rural Residents
Examines gender differences in social isolation and supports among aging rural residents. Includes statistics on perceived loneliness, social support, and social participation by gender. Offers suggestions to reduce social isolation and improve associated health outcomes in rural communities.
Carrie Henning-Smith, Alexandra Ecklund, Ira Moscovice, Katy Kozhimannil
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Population health · Statistics and data