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Health at older ages

the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Older people with disabilities -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Aged -- United States,
  • Geriatric Assessment -- United States,
  • Chronic Disease -- economics -- United States,
  • Chronic Disease -- prevention & control -- United States,
  • Disabled Persons -- United States,
  • Health Services for the Aged -- trends -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesNational Bureau of Economic Research conference report
    ContributionsCutler, David M., Wise, David A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA408.A3 H33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16637922M
    ISBN 100226132315
    ISBN 109780226132310
    LC Control Number2008008844

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