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TitleWhat does living alone really mean for older persons?
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                            What does living alone really mean for older persons? A comparative study of Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand
Abstract
1. Introduction
2. Background
	2.1 Theoretical perspectives on elderly solo dwelling
	2.2 Country settings
3. Data and methods
	3.1 Data
	3.2 Variables
		3.2.1 Living arrangements
		3.2.2 Indicators of elderly wellbeing
		3.2.3 Sociodemographic characteristics
4. Results
	4.1 Sample description
	4.2 Prevalence of solo living among older persons
	4.3 Correlates of living alone
	4.4 Living alone and old-age wellbeing
		4.4.1 Economic wellbeing
		4.4.2 Social participation
		4.4.3 Psychological distress
		4.4.4 Met need for care
		4.4.5 Gender differentials in wellbeing indicators
5. Discussion and conclusions
6. Acknowledgements
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