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Contacts of the elderly widowed with organized religion (2206)

Type of Data: Contacts of the elderly widowed with organized religion (2206)

Faith Community: General

Date: 1979, May-October

Geography: England

Sample Size: 361 (72% response)

Population: Elderly widowed (women aged 60 and over and men aged 65 and over) whose spouses' deaths were recorded in January 1979

Keywords: Church attendance, churchgoing, clergy, house visits, religious affiliation, widowers, widows

Collection Method: Face-to-face interview

Collection Agency: Institute for Social Studies in Medical Care

Sponsor: Department of Health and Social Security

Published Source:

  • Ann Bowling and Ann Cartwright, Life After a Death: A Study of the Elderly Widowed, London: Tavistock Publications, 1982

    BRIN ID: 2206


    Dataset available at ESDS as SN 1786

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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