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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

  • Older people -- Mortality.,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Life expectancy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Graziella Caselli and Alan D. Lopez.
    SeriesInternational studies in demography
    ContributionsCaselli, Graziella., Lopez, Alan D.
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .H385 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 360 p. :
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL812543M
    ISBN 10019823337X
    LC Control Number95049775

    In Table 3 we present, for the total elderly population and for different age groups, a.) the upper and lower bounds to the growth of the institutional and community-based disabled elderly population based on the high and low mortality assumptions made in the SSA projection series (i.e., where mortality rates are assumed to decline one half as.   Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among elderly people in 11 European populations. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 58(6), pp Journal. This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in October Most of the research was conducted as part of the program on the Economics of Aging at the National Bureau of Economic Research and was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through National Institute on Aging grants PAG and RAG to the . Changing Concepts of Morbidity and Mortality in the Elderly Population | One of the most serious challenges facing the U.S. today is how to plan for a rapidly aging population. Despite increased speculation about how public andCited by:

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The third and final seminar convened by the Committee was held in Sendai City, Japan, from Juneentitled Health and Mortality Trends Among Elderly Populations: Determinants and Implications.

This book is based on the thirty- one invited papers presented and discussed at the seminar. Get this from a library. Health and mortality among elderly populations.

[Graziella Caselli; Alan D Lopez;] -- In recent years, there has been a substantial literature on many facets of the daily lives of the elderly. This volume is a further contribution to the literature, pinpointing the most recent trends.

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Health literacy challenges may impact older adults more than other age groups. 12 On average, adults age 65 and older have lower health literacy than adults under the age of 27 Low health literacy among older adults is associated with increased reports of poor physical functioning, pain, limitations of daily activities, poor mental health.

Health and Mortality among Elderly Populations (International Studies in Demography) (illustrated Edition) by Graziella Caselli (Editor), Alan D. Lopez (Editor), Alan Book Edition: Illustrated Edition. Conclusions Inadequate health literacy, as measured by reading fluency, independently predicts all-cause mortality and cardiovascular death among community-dwelling elderly persons.

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3 Socioeconomic Status, Health, and Mortality in Aging Populations. Angela M. O’Rand and Scott M. Lynch Duke University. INTRODUCTION. Nearly 25 years ago, Preston and Taubman () summarized major observations from demographic research on socioeconomic differences in adult mortality and health in a National Research Council volume on the Demography of Aging.

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