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About 80% of the senior population has 1 or more chronic conditions. Because of these conditions, 25% are limited in their ability to perform activities of daily living.

Goldman D, Cutler D, Shang B, Joyce G. The Value of Elderly Disease Prevention. Forum for Health Economics & Policy. 2005; http://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP20060026.html

Reference

Title
The Value of Elderly Disease Prevention
Publication
Forum for Health Economics & Policy
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Goldman D, Cutler D, Shang B, Joyce G
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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