Gender differences in predictors of mortality in nursing home residents with AD.

  title={Gender differences in predictors of mortality in nursing home residents with AD.},
  author={Kate L. Lapane and Giovanni Gambassi and Francesco Landi and Antonio Sgadari and Vincent Mor and Roberto Bernabei},
  volume={56 5},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the excess mortality in men with AD can be explained by a gender difference in the predictors of mortality. METHODS The authors studied 2,838 men and 6,385 women over 65 years of age with AD admitted, between 1992 and 1995, to 1 of nearly 1,500 nursing homes in five U.S. states (Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, New York, and South Dakota). Resident level data including sociodemographic characteristics, dementia severity, measures of physical disability, comorbidity… CONTINUE READING

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