Morbidity and health-related quality of life among ambulant elderly citizens

@article{Grimby1997MorbidityAH,
  title={Morbidity and health-related quality of life among ambulant elderly citizens},
  author={Agneta Grimby and Alvar Svanborg},
  journal={Aging Clinical and Experimental Research},
  year={1997},
  volume={9},
  pages={356-364}
}
Health-related quality of life (HRQL) was analyzed in relation to 16 different diagnoses common for ambulant, community living 76-year-old urban citizens participating in the longitudinal population study of elderly in Göteborg (H 70), Sweden. HRQL of the total sample was good, but was impaired by illness, mostly in the form of anginal pain, urinary incontinence, locomotor and mental disorders. The HRQL of those suffering from e.g. chronic lung disorders or under treatment for hypertension or… Expand
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