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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 4830968, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4830968
Research Article

Health Status and the Demand for Healthcare among the Elderly in the Rural Quoc-Oai District of Hanoi in Vietnam

1The Research Institute of Nursing Science, College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
2JW Lee Center for Global Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
3College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
4Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam

Correspondence should be addressed to Sunghee H. Tak; rk.ca.uns@kaths

Received 26 January 2017; Accepted 3 August 2017; Published 24 September 2017

Academic Editor: Malgorzata Bala

Copyright © 2017 Kyung-Sook Bang 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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