The oldest old in England and Wales: a descriptive analysis based on the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study

@article{Xie2008TheOO,
  title={The oldest old in England and Wales: a descriptive analysis based on the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study},
  author={Jing Xie and Fiona E. Matthews and Carol Jagger and John Bond and Carol Brayne},
  journal={Age and Ageing},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={396 - 402}
}
OBJECTIVE to describe the characteristics and survival of the oldest old in England and Wales. DESIGN retrospective analysis of the oldest old from a population-based cohort study. SETTING population-based study in England and Wales: two rural and three urban sites. METHODS two types of analyses were conducted: (i) a descriptive analysis of those individuals who were aged 90 years or more, and 100 years or more, and (ii) a survival analysis of those who reached their 90th, 95th, or 100th… CONTINUE READING

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