Age and sex variation in prevalence of chronic medical conditions in older residents of U.S. nursing homes.

@article{Moore2012AgeAS,
  title={Age and sex variation in prevalence of chronic medical conditions in older residents of U.S. nursing homes.},
  author={Kelly L. Moore and W. John Boscardin and Michael A Steinman and Janice B Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={
          756-64
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate patterns in prevalences of chronic medical conditions over the age span of long-term stay nursing home residents and between the sexes with data from the 2004 National Nursing Home Survey (NNHS). DESIGN Retrospective, cross-sectional study. SETTING U.S. nursing homes. PARTICIPANTS Nationally representative sample comprising 11,788 long-term stay residents (3,003 (25%) men, 8,785 (75%) women) aged 65 and older. MEASUREMENTS Clinical Classifications Software was… CONTINUE READING
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