Health status of the advanced elderly in six european countries: results from a representative survey using EQ-5D and SF-12

@inproceedings{Koenig2010HealthSO,
  title={Health status of the advanced elderly in six european countries: results from a representative survey using EQ-5D and SF-12},
  author={Hans-Helmut Koenig and Dirk Heider and Thomas Lehnert and Steffi G Riedel-Heller and Matthias Claus Angermeyer and Herbert Matschinger and Gemma Vilagut and Ronny Bruffaerts and Josep Maria Haro and Giovanni de Girolamo and Ron de Graaf and Viviane Kovess and Jordi Alonso},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Due to demographic change, the advanced elderly represent the fastest growing population group in Europe. Health problems tend to be frequent and increasing with age within this cohort. AIMS OF THE STUDY To describe and compare health status of the elderly population in six European countries and to analyze the impact of socio-demographic variables on health. METHODS In the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD), representative non-institutionalized… CONTINUE READING
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