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Multimorbidity, health and aging in Canada and Australia: a tale of two countries

Wister, Andrew; Kendig, Hal; Mitchell, Barbara; Fyffe, Ian; Loh, Vanessa

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BACKGROUND Multimorbidity has been recognized as a major public health issue, negatively affecting health-related quality of life, including physical, functional, mental, emotional, and social domains, as well as increasing health care utilization. This exploratory study examines selected health outcomes associated with multimorbidity across older age groups/cohorts and gender, comparing Canada and Australia. METHODS Data were drawn from the 2008/09 Canadian Community Health Survey and the 2009...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-09-23
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/147054
Source: BMC geriatrics
DOI: 10.1186/s12877-016-0341-z
Access Rights: Open Access

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