Epidemiology of aging : an ecological approach / William A. Satariano.

By: Satariano, William
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2006Description: xi, 424 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0763726559 (pbk.); 9780763726553Subject(s): Aging | Older people -- Diseases -- Epidemiology | Chronic Disease -- epidemiology -- Aged | Aging | Health Policy | Health Services for the Aged | Mortality -- Aged | Population DynamicsDDC classification: 614.420846 Online resources: Table of contents
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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter
1 The Aging of Human Populations: The Significance of an Epidemiological Perspective
2 Aging, Health, and the Environment: An Ecological Model
3 Survival, Mortality, and Cause of Death
4 Physical Functioning and Activities of Everyday Life
5 Cognitive Functioning
6 Depression
7 Falls, Injuries, and Automobile Crashes
8 Disease and Comorbidities
9 General Health, Frailty, and Successful Aging
10 Conducting Epidemiological Studies in Older Populations
11 Healthy Aging and Its Implications for Public Health Practice
12 New Directions for Research and Policy

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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