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Epidemiology of aging : an ecological approach / William A. Satariano.

Author/Creator:
Satariano, William.
Publication:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Aging.
Older people -- Diseases -- Epidemiology.
Medical subjects:
Chronic Disease -- epidemiology -- Aged.
Aging.
Health Policy.
Health Services for the Aged.
Mortality -- Aged.
Population Dynamics.
Contents:
The aging of human populations: the significance of an epidemiological perspective
Aging, health, and the environment: an ecological model
Survival, mortality, and cause of death
Physical functioning and activities of everyday life
Cognitive functioning
Depression
Falls, injuries, and automobile crashes
Disease and comorbidities
General health, frailty, and successful aging
Conducting epidemiologic studies in older populations
Healthy aging and its implications for public health
New directions for research and policy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0763726559 (pbk.)
OCLC:
57243172