Health span approximates life span among many supercentenarians: compression of morbidity at the approximate limit of life span.

@article{Andersen2012HealthSA,
  title={Health span approximates life span among many supercentenarians: compression of morbidity at the approximate limit of life span.},
  author={Stacy Andersen and Paola Sebastiani and Daniel A Dworkis and Lori Strauss Feldman and Thomas T. Perls},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={
          395-405
        }
}
We analyze the relationship between age of survival, morbidity, and disability among centenarians (age 100-104 years), semisupercentenarians (age 105-109 years), and supercentenarians (age 110-119 years). One hundred and four supercentenarians, 430 semisupercentenarians, 884 centenarians, 343 nonagenarians, and 436 controls were prospectively followed for an average of 3 years (range 0-13 years). The older the age group, generally, the later the onset of diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING

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