Residential differences in the incidence of nursing home admissions across a six-year period.

@article{Coward1996ResidentialDI,
  title={Residential differences in the incidence of nursing home admissions across a six-year period.},
  author={Raymond T Coward and J K Netzer and R A Mullens},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={S258-67}
}
Data from the Longitudinal Study of Aging are used to examine the incidence of nursing home admissions over a six-year period (1984-1990) among older adults (70+ at T1) living in four different residential contexts. Bivariate analysis identified significant differences between residence groups. Elders from less urbanized and thinly populated nonmetropolitan counties had the highest likelihood of admissions, while older residents of large metropolitan areas had the lowest. In multivariate models… CONTINUE READING

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