Do gender, disability, and morbidity affect aging rate in the LLFS? Application of indices of cumulative deficits.

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We used an approach of cumulative deficits to evaluate the rate of aging in 4954 participants of the Long-Life Family Study (LLFS) recruited in the U.S. (Boston, New York, and Pittsburgh) and Denmark. We used an array of 85 health-related deficits covering major health dimensions including depression, cognition, morbidity, physical performance, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mad.2011.03.006

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