Prevalence of chronic disease and health practices in a retirement community.

@article{PaganiniHill1986PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic disease and health practices in a retirement community.},
  author={Annlia Paganini-Hill and R K Ronald K Ross and Brian E. Henderson},
  journal={Journal of chronic diseases},
  year={1986},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={699-707}
}
The prevalence of chronic disease based on a mailed questionnaire was estimated as part of a continuing epidemiological study of a retirement community. The prevalence of eight chronic diseases (high blood pressure, angina, myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, glaucoma, and cancer) was determined across all age and sex groups. The relationships between these diseases and several health related life-style practices were assessed. A health index summarizing five… CONTINUE READING

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