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Household coping strategies after an adult noncommunicable disease death in Bangladesh.

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Mirelman, Andrew J, Trujillo, Antonio J, Niessen, Louis ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8639-5191, Ahmed, Sayem, Khan, Jahangir and Peters, David H (2018) 'Household coping strategies after an adult noncommunicable disease death in Bangladesh.'. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management, Vol 34, Issue 1, e203-e218.

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Abstract

When facing adverse health from noncommunicable disease (NCD), households adopt coping strategies that may further enforce poverty traps. This study looks at coping after an adult NCD death in rural Bangladesh. Compared with similar households without NCD deaths, households with NCD deaths were more likely to reduce basic expenditure and to have decreased social safety net transfers. Household composition changes showed that there was demographic coping for prime age deaths through the addition of more women. The evidence for coping responses from NCDs in low- and middle-income countries may inform policy options such as social protection to address health-related impoverishment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > Health Problems of Special Population Groups > WA 395 Health in developing countries
WM Psychiatry > WM 20 Research (General)
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1002/hpm.2637
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2018 14:43
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2019 15:20
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/9291

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