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ERIC Number: EJ302482
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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A Note on the Lifetime Risk of Nursing Home Residency.
McConnel, Charles E.
Gerontologist, v24 n2 p193-98 Apr 1984
Assessed the widely accepted estimate that an elderly individual faces a 25-percent risk of institutionalization in a long-term care facility. Using national data and a life table method of estimation, it is shown that the elderly individual's risk of institutionalization approaches and may exceed 50 percent. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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