Correlates of subjective health in older adults: a meta-analysis.

  title={Correlates of subjective health in older adults: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Martin Pinquart},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  volume={16 3},
Age-associated changes of subjective health and associations of subjective health with physical health, functional health, and mental health were meta-analyzed in older adults (M age > 60 years). An age-associated decline of subjective health, which was stronger in old-old samples than in young-old samples, was found. Subjective health was correlated with the indicators of objective health, but the association with physical health was stronger than with functional health. Correlations of… CONTINUE READING