Self-rated health in centenarians: a nation-wide cross-sectional Greek study.

@article{Tigani2012SelfratedHI,
  title={Self-rated health in centenarians: a nation-wide cross-sectional Greek study.},
  author={Xanthi Tigani and Artemios K. Artemiadis and Evangelos Alexopoulos and George P. Chrousos and Christina Darviri},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={e342-8}
}
Self-rated health (SRH) is an inclusive measure of public health that is correlated with quality of life and subsequent mortality. Extensive literature has identified multiple determinants of SRH in different populations. However, such studies on centenarians are scarce and parsimonious. Our objective is to identify SRH determinants in centenarians. This is a nationwide cross-sectional study on 400 Greek centenarians that was carried out between 2007 and 2010. SRH was evaluated by a simple… CONTINUE READING