The State of Health in Older Adults in Japan: Trends in Disability, Chronic Medical Conditions and Mortality

@inproceedings{Ishii2015TheSO,
  title={The State of Health in Older Adults in Japan: Trends in Disability, Chronic Medical Conditions and Mortality},
  author={Shinya Ishii and Sumito Ogawa and Masahiro Akishita and Xian Wu Cheng},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Both life expectancy and healthy life expectancy in Japan have been increasing and are among the highest in the world, but the gap between them has also been widening. To examine the recent trends in old age disability, chronic medical conditions and mortality in Japan, we retrospectively analyzed three nationally representative datasets: Comprehensive… CONTINUE READING