Lower all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in centenarians' offspring.

@article{Terry2004LowerAC,
  title={Lower all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in centenarians' offspring.},
  author={Dellara F. Terry and Marsha A. Wilcox and Maegan A McCormick and Jaemi Pennington and Emily A Schoenhofen and Stacy Andersen and Thomas T. Perls},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 12},
  pages={2074-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the cause of death for centenarians' offspring and controls. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Community-based, nationwide sample. PARTICIPANTS Family pedigree information was collected on 295 offspring of centenarians (from 106 families with a parent already enrolled in the nationwide New England Centenarian Study) and on 276 controls (from 82 control families) from 1997 to 2000. Controls were individuals whose parents were born in the same year as the… CONTINUE READING