Is educational attainment associated with shared determinants of health in the elderly? Findings from the MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging.


OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of educational attainment with an array of risk factors for poor health among high-functioning older men and women. METHODS Cross-sectional analyses of psychosocial, behavioral, and biological factors and educational attainment were conducted using data from a population-based cohort study of older men and women… (More)