Profile and determinants of successful aging in the Ibadan Study of Ageing.

@article{Gureje2014ProfileAD,
  title={Profile and determinants of successful aging in the Ibadan Study of Ageing.},
  author={Oye Gureje and Bibilola Damilola Oladeji and Taiwo Abiona and Somnath Chatterji},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={836-42}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the profile and determinants of successful aging in a developing country characterized by low life expectancy and where successful agers may represent a unique group. DESIGN Community-based cohort study. SETTING Eight contiguous states in the Yoruba-speaking region of Nigeria. PARTICIPANTS A multistage clustered sampling of households was used to select a representative sample of individuals (N = 2,149) aged 65 and older at baseline. Nine hundred thirty were… CONTINUE READING