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Title:
MY AGE AND MY HEALTH (A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM)

Authors:
Gitamoni Hazarika, Jyoti Prasad Saikia

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*Gitamoni Hazarika, **Jyoti Prasad Saikia
*. Research Scholar, Dept. of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Assam
**. Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, Assam

MLA 8
Hazarika, Gitamoni, and Jyoti Prasad Saikia. "MY AGE AND MY HEALTH (A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM)." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 612-616, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=47. Accessed Jan. 2019.
APA
Hazarika, G., & Saikia, J. (2019, January). MY AGE AND MY HEALTH (A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM). Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(1), 612-616. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=47
Chicago
Hazarika, Gitamoni, and Jyoti Prasad Saikia. "MY AGE AND MY HEALTH (A STUDY IN TWO VILLAGES UNDER DIBRUGARH DISTRICT OF ASSAM)." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 1 (January 2019), 612-616. Accessed January, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=47.

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Abstract:
This paper is an attempt to explore the health condition of the aged women. Even the study also tries to examine whether the gender role expectations for aged women stand as a barrier for achieving equal rights with men in patriarchal society. The study reveals that maximum number of aged women is suffering from age- based disease, but they have not been neglected by their family members. The family members gave their proper company and took appropriate care of their health. The study shows that maximum number of the aged women were provided required medical treatment and got opportunity to consult with doctors.