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Prevalence of financial fraud and scams among older adults in the United States: A systematic review and meta-analysis



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  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
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  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2017
  • Year Published
    2017
  • Quality Rating
    9/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (12)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />
  • Country focus
    USA (12)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Description
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Consumer protection
    Fraud
    Public safety and justice
    Crime prevention
    Crime reduction
    Sustainable Development Goals
    1. No poverty
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    11. Sustainable cities and communities
    16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How services are designed to meet citizens’ needs
    Package of services/service pathways
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Burnes D, Henderson CR Jr, Sheppard C, Zhao R, Pillemer K, Lachs MS. Prevalence of financial fraud and scams among older adults in the United States: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Public Health. 2017;107(8):e13-e21.
  • DOI
    10.2105/AJPH.2017.303821

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