Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020, Page: 39-46
Ageing and Health Status of Older People in Bangladesh
Md. Shohel Rana, Department of Statistics, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Najma Begum, Department of Statistics, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Shankar Barai, Department of Statistics, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Sabbir Hussain Shanta, Department of Statistics, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Md. Alauddin Rasel, Department of Statistics, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Salma Akter Tania, Department of Statistics, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Farhana Afsar, Department of Statistics, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Received: Mar. 9, 2020;       Accepted: Apr. 13, 2020;       Published: Jun. 4, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.bsi.20200502.11      View  112      Downloads  45
Abstract
Ageing is an ongoing physiological process. As mortality declining and improving public health interventions which result population ageing. The present study is an attempt to assess the health status of ageing people living in Bangladesh. We found most of the ageing people’s family expenditure are bear by their son which is 78.9%. We also found that 52.6% ageing people’s health are care by son which is maximum. Most of the older people’s (60.2%) treatment cost below 2000 taka. According to the study there is 33.3% of ageing people have the disease of diabetics, 20.5% have the problem of blood pressure and 19.9% have heart disease. We observe that 70.8% of ageing people monthly visit to doctor for treatment. However, the satisfaction level of treatment is positively correlated and significant with who bear the family expenditure. There is a weak positive relationship between the satisfaction level of treatment and who health care most but it was insignificant. We also found that there is a weak positive relationship between the satisfaction level of treatment and how frequently the ageing people visit to doctor for treatment and it was insignificant. Logistic result indicates that if we increase one unit of family expenditure bear (son), health care most (son) and visiting doctor (daily) then the satisfaction level (yes) will increase respectively 0.694, 0.018 and 0.116 unit.
Keywords
Ageing, Health, Logistic Regression, Bangladesh
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Md. Shohel Rana, Najma Begum, Shankar Barai, Sabbir Hussain Shanta, Md. Alauddin Rasel, Salma Akter Tania, Farhana Afsar, Ageing and Health Status of Older People in Bangladesh, Biomedical Statistics and Informatics. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2020, pp. 39-46. doi: 10.11648/j.bsi.20200502.11
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