Disease prevalence based on older people's self-reports increased, but patient-general practitioner agreement remained stable, 1992-2009.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Previous studies revealed increases in the prevalence of chronic diseases in older people in most countries. This study investigated if a changed inclination to report diseases underlies these increases, by comparing the agreement between self-reports and general practitioner (GP) records of chronic diseases between 1992-1993 and 2008-2009… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.02.002

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