Disability among India’s elderly much higher than census estimates

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New estimates of disability among India’s elderly population, based on the ability to carry out three basic living activities – walking, dressing, and toileting – show that the scale of the problem is much larger than suggested by the Indian national census. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)