Use of prescription medications in an elderly rural population: the MoVIES Project.

@article{Lassila1996UseOP,
  title={Use of prescription medications in an elderly rural population: the MoVIES Project.},
  author={H C Lassila and Gary P Stoehr and Mary Ganguli and Eric C. Seaberg and Jeanette Gilby and Steven H. Belle and D A Echement},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1996},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={589-95}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the pharmacoepidemiology of prescription drug use in a rural elderly community sample, specifically the numbers and categories of medications taken and the factors associated with them. DESIGN Cross-sectional community survey. SETTING The mid-Monongahela Valley of southwestern Pennsylvania. PARTICIPANTS An age-stratified random sample of 1360 community-dwelling individuals, aged 65 years and older. MEASURES Self-reported use of prescription drugs demographic… CONTINUE READING