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ERIC Number: EJ490568
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0030-2228
Integrating Self-Rated Health and Social Involvement for the Examination of Mortality among Older Persons.
Rakowski, William; Wilcox, Victoria
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v29 n2 p95-111 1994
Integrated ratings of global health status and reports of social involvements into single, combined variable. Used variable to predict mortality over three time periods. Data from 6,053 self-respondents aged 70 and older at baseline in 1984 showed that combined variable produced substantial effects on mortality, particularly for 1984-86 and 1984-88 follow-up time periods. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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