Multiple physical and mental health comorbidity in adults with intellectual disabilities: population-based cross-sectional analysis

@inproceedings{Cooper2015MultiplePA,
  title={Multiple physical and mental health comorbidity in adults with intellectual disabilities: population-based cross-sectional analysis},
  author={Sally-Ann Cooper and Gary McLean and Bruce Guthrie and Alex McConnachie and Stewart William Mercer and Frank M. Sullivan and Jillian M Morrison},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Adults with intellectual disabilities have increased early mortality compared with the general population. However, their extent of multimorbidity (two or more additional conditions) compared with the general population is unknown, particularly with regards to physical ill-health, as are associations between comorbidities, neighbourhood deprivation, and age. METHODS We analysed primary health-care data on 1,424,378 adults registered with 314 representative Scottish practices. Data… CONTINUE READING
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