Disentangling the roles of disability and morbidity in survival to exceptional old age.

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BACKGROUND Although it is commonly held that survival to age 100 years entails markedly delaying or escaping age-related morbidities, nearly one-third of centenarians have age-related morbidities for 15 or more years. Yet, we have previously observed that many centenarians compress disability toward the end of their lives. Therefore, we hypothesize that for… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archinternmed.2007.75

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@article{Terry2008DisentanglingTR, title={Disentangling the roles of disability and morbidity in survival to exceptional old age.}, author={Dellara F. Terry and Paola Sebastiani and Stacy Andersen and Thomas T. Perls}, journal={Archives of internal medicine}, year={2008}, volume={168 3}, pages={277-83} }