Chronic disease prevalence and associations in a cohort of Australian men: The Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS)

@article{Martin2008ChronicDP,
  title={Chronic disease prevalence and associations in a cohort of Australian men: The Florey Adelaide Male Ageing Study (FAMAS)},
  author={Sean A. Martin and Matthew T. Haren and Anne W Taylor and Sue M Middleton and Gary A Wittert},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={261 - 261}
}
BACKGROUND An increasing proportion of Australia's chronic disease burden is carried by the ageing male. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of asthma, cancer, diabetes, angina and musculoskeletal conditions and their relationship to behavioural and socio-demographic factors in a cohort of Australian men. METHODS Self-reports of disease status were obtained from baseline clinic visits (August 2002-July 2003 & July 2004-May 2005) from 1195 randomly selected men, aged 35-80… CONTINUE READING