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BACKGROUND People with intellectual disabilities (IDs) are growing older as a population cohort. Many live at home with family members who are their carers but who are also becoming older and less able to provide care. The housing and support preferences of people with IDs and their carers into older age are poorly characterised in the literature. METHODS(More)
More boys are born than girls, yet at older ages women far outnumber men. This article quantifies, for England and Wales, how and why this disparity in the sex ratio varies with age, and looks at changes over the course of this century. The differences between male and female mortality and migration--which lead to these imbalances in numbers--are also set(More)
This is an uncopyedited electronic version of an article accepted for publication in Diabetes. The American Diabetes Association, publisher of Diabetes, is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this version of the manuscript or any version derived from it by third parties. The definitive publisher-authenticated version will be available in a future(More)
Excessive cancer rates among blacks in Louisiana are well-documented. Both male and female blacks have higher overall cancer incidence and mortality rates than their white counterparts. Cancers that are excessive in males include lung, esophagus, larynx, stomach, pancreas, liver, multiple myeloma, and prostate. In black females, higher rates are observed(More)
Tobacco-related cancers comprise about one third of the newly-diagnosed cancer in South Louisiana. These cancers are three times more common in men than in women. For cancers originating from anatomic sites where there is a direct contact with tobacco, ie, lung, larynx, oral cavity and pharynx, and esophagus, incidence rates for blacks are either higher(More)