Multimorbidity in older adults: magnitude and challenges for the Brazilian health system.

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BACKGROUND Multimorbidity is a public health problem with high prevalence and important consequences. The aim of this paper was to verify the prevalence and distribution of multimorbidity in Brazilian older adults. METHODS A population-based survey was carried out in 2008 through face-to-face interviews with 1593 older adults (aged 60 or over) living in… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2505-8

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@article{Nunes2015MultimorbidityIO, title={Multimorbidity in older adults: magnitude and challenges for the Brazilian health system.}, author={Bruno Pereira Nunes and Elaine Thum{\'e} and Luiz Augusto Facchini}, journal={BMC public health}, year={2015}, volume={15}, pages={1172} }