ERIC Number: EJ539239
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Mortality: An Individual or Aggregate Variable?
Zaharia, E. S.; O'Brien, Kevin
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v101 n4 p424-29 Jan 1997
This response to a study by D. Strauss and T. Kastner, which compared mortality rates for individuals with mental retardation in either community or institutional settings, notes that all previous research on this subject had found institutional mortality rates higher than those in the community. Methodological concerns are raised about the study. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: For related document, see EC 614 317.