The Social and Cultural Factors for Institution-Care Pension in Urban China, With Chengdu City as an Example

Qingxu XIN, Meimei WANG


Objective: Institution-care pension become an common choice. Background: With the development of economy, urbanization, and cultural diversification, the graying of Chinese society, is markedly increasing, during transitional period. Method: Using binary logistic regression, this paper analyzes the form, social and cultural factors, and influence mechanisms of institution-care pension, using Chengdu City as a case. Conclusion: Habit differences of old people and adult and worrying about being discriminated against are significant to institution-care pension of the old. Furthermore, considerate pension service, family members are not around, and reducing family conflicts might also affect the institution-care pension. Among them, habit differences of old people and adult have the most significant effect. Application: The institution-care pension in China is critical to the social well-being of senior citizens and the sustainable development of society, as well as to the formulation of related government policies.


Pension model; Institution-care pension; Family structure; Intergenerational relations

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