Health Status and Well-being of the Elderly: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey -- I…

Hardcover | February 1, 1989

EditorJoan C. Cornoni-Huntley, Robert R. Huntley, Jacob J. Feldman

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This timely interdisciplinary volume presents and analyzes the findings of the National Health and Nutrition Examination I-Epidemiologic Followup Survey, a landmark in national health statistical record-keeping in the United States. It includes contributions from demographers, statisticians,and epidemiologists who present a unique set of data on those 65 years or older at the time of the survey's ten year follow-up date. Coverage includes morbidity and mortality in relation to demographic and social characteristics, use of health care services, and specific risk factors. Readers willalso find full treatment of physical and cognitive functioning, personality factors, dietary patterns, stroke cancer, coronary heart disease, and infection. The information gathered here elucidates for the first time in exact detail, the predictors of good health as well as the key risk factors forillness, disability, and institutionalization.

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This timely interdisciplinary volume presents and analyzes the findings of the National Health and Nutrition Examination I-Epidemiologic Followup Survey, a landmark in national health statistical record-keeping in the United States. It includes contributions from demographers, statisticians,and epidemiologists who present a unique set...

Joan C. Cornoni-Huntley is at National Institute on Aging. Robert R. Huntley is at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.5 × 0.1 inPublished:February 1, 1989Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

PART I: Study Design and Implementation1. Helen E. Barbano, et al: Objectives, Design and Implementation2. Jennifer H. Madans: Effectiveness of Field Operations: Data Collection and TracingPART II: The Association of Risk Factors with Morbidity and Mortality from Specific Diseases3. Andrea Z. LaCroix, Steven Lipson, and Lon R. White: Infectious Diseases4. Paul E. Leaverton, Richard J. Havlik, and Lillian Ingster-Moore: Coronary Heart Disease5. Arthur S. Schatzkin, et al: Cancer6. Lon R. White, Katalin G. Losonczy, and Philip A. Wolf: Cerebrovasular Disease7. Reva C. Lawrence, Donald F. Everett, and Marc C. Hochberg: ArthritisPART III. Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Social and Personal Characteristics8. Diane M. Makuc, et al: Socio-Demographic Differences9. Mary C. Dufour, et al: Use of Alcohol and Tobacco10. Suzanne P. Murphy, Donald F. Everett, and Connie M. Dresser: Dietary Patterns11. Paul T. Costa, Jr., Robert R. McCrae, and Ben Z. Locke: Personality Variables12. Daniel J. Foley, et al: Physical Functioning

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"Excellent reference text providing longitudinal information on a cohort of geriatric patients."--G. Paul Eleazer, MD, University of South Carolina