Contribution of chronic conditions to aggregate changes in old-age functioning.

@article{Freedman2000ContributionOC,
  title={Contribution of chronic conditions to aggregate changes in old-age functioning.},
  author={Vicki A. Freedman and Linda G. Martin},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={90 11},
  pages={
          1755-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study explored the role of various chronic conditions in explaining recent improvements in functioning among older Americans. METHODS We used the Supplements on Aging to the 1984 and 1994 National Health Interview Surveys to examine changes among Americans 70 years and older in reports of chronic conditions and functional limitations. We decomposed functioning changes into condition-related components, controlling for demographic shifts. RESULTS The percentage of older… CONTINUE READING

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