The amount, distribution, and timing of lifetime nursing home use.

@article{Murtaugh1997TheAD,
  title={The amount, distribution, and timing of lifetime nursing home use.},
  author={Christopher M. Murtaugh and P Kemper and Brenda C. Spillman and Barbara Lepidus Carlson},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1997},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={204-18}
}
OBJECTIVES Information on lifetime nursing home use is needed to design and evaluate long-term care financing reforms. Whereas a number of studies have estimated mean lifetime use or its distribution, very little is known about variation in use among subgroups of the population, the timing of use, the number of distinct episodes of care experienced by nursing home users, and the risk and expected use at ages other than age 65. The purpose of the study was to fill these gaps in knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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