Incidence and Predictors of Multimorbidity in the Elderly: A Population-Based Longitudinal Study

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BACKGROUND We aimed to calculate 3-year incidence of multimorbidity, defined as the development of two or more chronic diseases in a population of older people free from multimorbidity at baseline. Secondly, we aimed to identify predictors of incident multimorbidity amongst life-style related indicators, medical conditions and biomarkers. METHODS Data… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103120

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@inproceedings{Melis2014IncidenceAP, title={Incidence and Predictors of Multimorbidity in the Elderly: A Population-Based Longitudinal Study}, author={Ren{\'e} J F Melis and Alessandra Marengoni and Sara B. Angleman and Laura Fratiglioni}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2014} }