Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren in China (ICPSR 34376)

Principal Investigator(s):


The goal of this five-year project was to study the role of grandparenting in China. The specific aims were: (1) to describe the scope of grandparent caregiving in China; (2) to examine factors associated with grandparent caregiving in China; (3) to evaluate the relationship between grandparent caregiving and health in China; and (4) to design measures and collect original data on the mental health of the elderly in China.

Access Notes

  • These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining these resources.

Study Description


This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   caregivers, child care, grandchildren, grandparents

Geographic Coverage:   Asia, China (Peoples Republic), Global

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available from DSDR or ICPSR. Researchers should consult the principal investigator directly for details on obtaining access to the data and documentation:

Dr. Feinian Chen

Department of Sociology

2112 Art-Sociology Building

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20734


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