whp volume 8, issue 2, P5-21 2006 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2006.18148 View full text
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Xiaoming Li, Bonita Stanton, Xinguang Chen, Yan Hong, Xiaoyi Fang, Danhua Lin, Rong Mao, Jin Wang

Abstract: The process of rural-to-urban migration in China is accelerating with increased modernization and industrialization. To address the issues of health outcomes and geographic mobility among this population, data from 4,208 rural-to-urban migrants in two major metropolitans of China were analyzed. Results indicate that average duration of migration was 4.3 years, with younger migrants being more mobile than their older counterparts. After controlling for possible confounders, increases in mobility were associated…

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