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The North West Adelaide Health Study is a population-based biomedical cohort study investigating the prevalence of a number of chronic conditions and health-related risk factors along a continuum. This methodology may assist with evidence-based decisions for health policy makers and planners, and inform health professionals who are involved in chronic(More)
BACKGROUND Multimorbidity, the simultaneous occurrence of two or more chronic conditions, is usually associated with older persons. This research assessed multimorbidity across a range of ages so that planners are informed and appropriate prevention programs, management strategies and health service/health care planning can be implemented. METHODS(More)
  • Tiffany K Gill, Catherine L Hill, E Michael Shanahan, Anne W Taylor, Sarah L Appleton, Janet F Grant +4 others
  • 2014
BACKGROUND Levels of vitamin D in the population have come under increasing scrutiny, however there are only a few studies in Australia which measure levels in the general population. The aim of this study was to measure the levels of vitamin D within a large population cohort and examine the association with seasons and selected demographic and health risk(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the incidence of self-reported harmful adverse events in the health care of community-dwelling adults, and to examine attitudes about safety in the health system. DESIGN Cross-sectional, population-based survey. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING Analysis of data from 3522 adults participating in Stage 2 of the North West Adelaide Health(More)
  • Anne F. Stacey, Tiffany K. Gill, Kay Price, Rosemary Warmington, Anne W. Taylor
  • 2016
BACKGROUND The ongoing need for an availability of informal carers is taking on greater relevance as the global burden of disease transitions from acute fatal diseases to long term morbidity. Growing evidence suggests that extra burden on family carers may further impact on their health and ability to provide care. Important as it is to monitor the(More)
Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE. Abstract Electronic discussion(More)
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