Trends in Life Expectancy With Care Needs Based on Long-term Care Insurance Data in Japan

@inproceedings{Seko2012TrendsIL,
  title={Trends in Life Expectancy With Care Needs Based on Long-term Care Insurance Data in Japan},
  author={Rumi Seko and Shuji Hashimoto and Miyuki Kawado and Yoshitaka Murakami and Masayuki Hayashi and Masahiro Kato and Tatsuya Noda and Toshiyuki Ojima and Masato Nagai and Ichiro Tsuji},
  booktitle={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Using a previously developed method for calculating expected years of life with care needs based on data from the Japanese long-term care insurance system, we examined recent trends in expected years of life with care needs by age group and prefecture. METHODS Information on care needs was available from the long-term care insurance system of Japan. Expected years of life with care needs by age group and prefecture in 2005-2009 were calculated. RESULTS Expected years of life with… CONTINUE READING

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