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Title Health at older ages [electronic resource] : the causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly / edited by David M. Cutler and David A. Wise.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.


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Description xi, 494 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Note "This volume consists of papers presented at a conference held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in October 2004"--P. xi.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction / David M. Cutler, David A. Wise, and Richard G. Woodbury -- The health of older men in the past / Dora L. Costa -- Arthritis : changes in its prevalence during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Paula Canavese and Robert W. Fogel -- Socioeconomic and demographic disparities in trends in old-age disability / Robert F. Schoeni, Vicki A. Freedman, and Linda G. Martin -- Pathways to disability : predicting health trajectories / Florian Heiss ... [et al.] -- Clinical pathways to disability / Mary Beth Landrum, Kate A. Stewart, and David M. Cutler -- Intensive medical care and cardiovascular disease disability reductions / David M. Cutler, Mary Beth Landrum, and Kate A. Stewart -- Are baby boomers aging better than their predecessors? Trends in overweight, arthritis, and mobility difficulty / Suzanne G. Leveille, Christina C. Wee, and Lisa I. Iezzoni -- Disability and spending growth / Michael E. Chernew ... [et al.] -- Work disability is a pain in the ****, especially in England, the Netherlands, and the United States / James Banks ... [et al.] -- Disability risk and the value of disability insurance / Amitabh Chandra and Andrew A. Samwick -- Why are the disability rolls skyrocketing? The contribution of population characteristics, economic conditions, and program generosity / Mark Duggan and Scott A. Imberman -- Early retirement and DI/SSI applications : exploring the impact of depression / Rena M. Conti, Ernst R. Berndt, and Richard G. Frank -- Trends in assistance with daily activities : racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities persist in the U.S. older population / Vicki A. Freedman ... [et al.] -- How do Medicare beneficiaries with physical and sensory disabilities feel about their health care? / Lisa I. Iezzoni, Jane R. Soukup, and Suzanne G. Leveille -- Inter-spousal mortality effects : caregiver burden across the spectrum of disabling disease / Nicholas A. Christakis and Paul D. Allison.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Statistics.
Older people with disabilities -- United States -- Statistics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cutler, David M.
Wise, David A.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780226132310 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226132315 (cloth : alk. paper)

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