[Risk factors for mortality among elderly people].

  title={[Risk factors for mortality among elderly people].},
  author={Fl{\'a}via de Oliveira Motta Maia and Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte and Maria L{\'u}cia Lebr{\~a}o and Jair L{\'i}cio Ferreira Santos},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  volume={40 6},
OBJECTIVE The risk factors for diseases and premature deaths are important in drawing up preventive measures. This study had the aim of analyzing the risk factors for death among elderly people. METHODS This study was carried out among participants in the SABE (Health, Wellbeing and Aging) study, in the city of São Paulo in 2000. Interviews were conducted with 2,143 elderly people (60 years old or over), using a standardized questionnaire for the SABE study. The sample was obtained from… CONTINUE READING

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