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ERIC Number: EJ593051
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Mortality of Persons with Developmental Disabilities after Transfer into Community Care: A 1996 Update.
Shavelle, Robert; Strauss, David
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v104 n2 p143-47 Mar 1999
A study investigated the mortality rates of 1,812 California clients with developmental disabilities transferred from institutions into community care in 1996. Results indicate there were 36 deaths, an 88% increase in risk-adjusted mortality over that expected in institutions. Mortality was greatest among the highest-functioning persons. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California