Prevalence of disability according to multimorbidity and disease clustering: a population-based study

@inproceedings{Marengoni2011PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of disability according to multimorbidity and disease clustering: a population-based study},
  author={Alessandra Marengoni and Sara B. Angleman and Laura Fratiglioni},
  booktitle={Journal of comorbidity},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of chronic diseases has increased with population ageing, and research has attempted to elucidate the correlation between chronic diseases and disability. However, most studies in older populations have focused on the effect of single disabling conditions, even though most older adults have more than one chronic disease (multimorbidity). OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to evaluate the association of disability with disease, in terms of multimorbidity and… CONTINUE READING
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