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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, Dana P., David Cutler, Baoping Shang, and Geoffrey Joyce. 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, Dana P., David Cutler, Baoping Shang, and Geoffrey Joyce
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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