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Health, social and lifestyle factors in entry to residential aged care: An Australian longitudinal analysis

Kendig, Hal; Browning, Colette; Pedlow, Robert; Wells, Yvonne; Thomas , Shane A


Background: Strategies to enable older people to remain in their own homes require information on potential intervention areas and target groups for health promotion and healthcare services. Objective: this study aimed to identify socioeconomic, health and lifestyle factors in entry to residential aged care facilities. Design: a prospective cohort study was conducted from 1994 to 2005. Setting: the information source was the Melbourne Longitudinal Studies on Healthy Ageing Program. Subjects:...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Age and Ageing
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afq016


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