Morale in the oldest old: the Umeå 85+ study.

  title={Morale in the oldest old: the Ume{\aa} 85+ study.},
  author={Petra von Heideken W{\aa}gert and Birgitta R{\"o}nnmark and Erik Rosendahl and Lillemor Lundin-Olsson and Janna M C Gustavsson and Bj{\"o}rn Nygren and Berit M Lundman and Astrid Norberg and Yngve G. Gustafson},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={34 3},
OBJECTIVE to describe morale among the oldest old, and to investigate which social, functional and medical factors are associated with morale in this population. DESIGN a cross-sectional study. SETTING a population-based study in the municipality of Umeå, a city in Northern Sweden. SUBJECTS half of the 85-year-old population, and the total population of 90-year-olds and > or = 95-year-olds (95-103) were asked to participate (n = 319) and 238 were interviewed. METHODS structured… CONTINUE READING


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