How to live until 90 ‐ Factors predicting survival in 75‐year‐olds from the general population

  title={How to live until 90 ‐ Factors predicting survival in 75‐year‐olds from the general population},
  author={G{\"o}ran E. Nilsson and P{\"a}r Hedberg and John Ohrvik},
  journal={Healthy Aging Research},
Background: The objective of the study was to explore potential predictors common in a clinical context, for survival to age 90 among 75‐year‐olds from Sweden's general population. We performed a prospective community‐based cohort study with 15‐year follow‐up among 75‐year‐olds from a defined geographical area. Methods: Of 1,100 inhabitants born in 1922 and living in Västerås in 1997, 618 were invited to participate in a cardiovascular health survey, and 432 individuals accepted participation… Expand
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