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Chronic disease in China: geographic and socioeconomic determinants among persons aged 60 and older

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Objectives

This study aimed to reveal the epidemic characteristics of chronic diseases among the Chinese elderly population and provide empirical strategies for the prevention and management of chronic diseases in the seniors in China.

Design

A national cross-sectional study.

Setting and Participants

A total of 224,640 Chinese residents aged 60 and older were invited, and 222,179 (98.9%) participated in our survey.

Methods

Standardized qu...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2022.10.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
206-216.e5
Publication date:
2022-11-10
Acceptance date:
2022-10-02
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ISSN:
1525-8610
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1304040
Local pid:
pubs:1304040
Deposit date:
2022-11-14

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