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Question 1.
Currently, 10 percent of older adults live in developing countries.

   
 
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Question 2.
About 52% of all persons 65 and older lived in nine states in 2000.

   
 
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Question 3.
The maximum life-span has increased significantly since 1900.

   
 
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Question 4.
By 2025, seventy percent of older adults are expected to live in developing countries.

   
 
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Question 5.
Trends in the health status of middle-aged people today provide only moderate support for compressed morbidity in the future.

   
 
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Question 6.
Baby Boomers are expected to survive to age 100 at rates never before achieved.

   
 
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Question 7.
The "pig in a python: phenomenon has made the U. S. population pyramid look more like an inverted pyramid.

   
 
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Question 8.
The expansion of research in social gerontology is related to the growth of the older population and the emergence of retirement policies.

   
 
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Question 9.
The problem with trying to reach ethnic minority elders from the membership list of the AARP is that they are under-represented in this group.

   
 
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Question 10.
Selective dropout from longitudinal studies results in a population of healthier and more motivated elders in the final sample.

   
 
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