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Chen, T.-Y., Rajan, S. I., & Saito, Y. (2023). Nutritional Status Predicts Injurious Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Does Sex Matter? Journal of Applied Gerontology42(11), 2207-2218. https://doi.org/10.1177/07334648231184950

Kaveri and S Irudaya Rajan

Arif Nizam, P. Sivakumar, and S. Irudaya Rajan

S Irudaya RajanBalasubramanyam Pattath First Published August 15, 2022 

T.Muhammad C.V.Irshad S. Irudaya Rajan

Highlights

•A proportion of 32.70% and 14.23% of older adults in this study were diagnosed with hypertension and diabetes, respectively.

•A proportion of 19.48% and 14.69% of older adults had a family history of hypertension and diabetes, respectively.

•Respondents with family history of both diseases had higher odds of reporting them than those with no such family history.

•Association of family medical history and reporting hypertension or diabetes was significantly mediated by body mass index.

India has one of the largest youth populations in the world. Migrant youth in the urban informal economy are a distinctly vulnerable group. They fall outside the purview of most of the labour legislations, including those related to rights-based social security. The draft National Youth Policy 2021 has recognised this. However, in the absence of a robust strategy, and timely and targeted intervention plan, the policy vision of “unlocking the potential of the youth” will remain on paper only.

Kuldeepsingh Rajput, Manoj Jatav

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