COVID-19 and the Older Filipino Population: How Many Are at Risk?

*Updated on 28 March 2020

In this research brief, our analysis aims to put in context the latest official data on the continuing epidemic by comparing the characteristics of the known cases with the general population of the Philippines. In doing this, we answer such basic questions as, what are the ages most affected by this disease, which sex is more vulnerable?

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2018 Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in the Philippines

Ageing and Health in the Philippines: Findings from the 2018 LSAHP

The Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health (LSAHP) is the first multi-actor longitudinal study on aging in the Philippines implemented by the Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (DRDF). With comprehensive information coming from a nationally representative sample of Filipinos aged 60 years and over, their caregivers, and adult children, it is primarily designed to 1) investigate the health status and well-being, as well as their correlates, of older Filipinos; and 2) assess the determinants of health status and transitions in health status and overall well-being.

Results of the 2018 LSAHP to be discussed in forum on 09 Dec

Ageing and Health in the Philippines: Findings from the 2018 LSAHP

From UPDate Diliman:

How healthy are the older Pinoys and what is the quality of their lives? These were the issues looked into by the 2018 Longitudinal Study of Ageing and Health in the Philippines (LSAHP) and will be discussed at the forum “Ageing and Health in the Philippines: Findings from the 2018 LSAHP” on December 9, 9 a.m. at the Park Inn by Radisson, North Edsa, Quezon City.

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