Type of retirement as a determinant of pre- and post-retirement hospital in-patient care use: a prospective study.

BACKGROUND We examined prospectively the use of all-cause hospital in-patient care among public sector employees by using a 3-year pre- and post-retirement study window. METHODS A total of 5269 participants of the Finnish Longitudinal Study of Municipal Employees had retired during January 1984 and July 2000. They had register-based data on retirement… (More)