Explaining the increasing disability prevalence among mid-life US adults, 2002 to 2016.

@article{Zajacova2018ExplainingTI,
  title={Explaining the increasing disability prevalence among mid-life US adults, 2002 to 2016.},
  author={Anna Zajacova and Jennifer Karas Montez},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={211},
  pages={
          1-8
        }
}
Several recent studies have documented an alarming upward trend in disability and functional limitations among US adults. In this study, we draw on the sociomedical Disablement Process framework to produce up-to-date estimates of the trends and identify key social and medical precursors of the trends. Using data on US adults aged 45-64 in the 2002-2016… CONTINUE READING