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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 192376, 10 pages
Research Article

Health-Related Quality of Life and Preferred Health-Seeking Institutions among Rural Elderly Individuals with and without Chronic Conditions: A Population-Based Study in Guangdong Province, China

1School of Public Health, Guangzhou Medical University, 195 Dongfeng Xi Road, Guangzhou 510182, China
2Department of Internal Medicine, Guangzhou First People’s Hospital Affliated to Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 510180, China
3Liyuan Hospital of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430077, China

Received 7 February 2014; Accepted 18 April 2014; Published 18 May 2014

Academic Editor: Harry H. X. Wang

Copyright © 2014 Zhiheng Zhou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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