Women's health status in urban Ghana: dimensions and differentials using short form 36.
Regional Institute for Population Studies, College of Humanities, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 96, Legon, Accra, Ghana. [email protected]
Department of Social Statistics and Demography, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK. [email protected]
Department of Social Statistics and Demography, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK.
- Published Article
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
- Publication Date
Apr 24, 2018
The findings show that health issues are multi-faceted requiring socio-cultural, health and economic policy interventions. Investing in women's education is important to improve health status. There is also the need for more effective collaboration across various sectors to improve the health and well-being of women in general. Ageing has increasing relationship with poor physical health status and the elderly should be given needed attention and support.
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