The role of epidemiology in attaining health for all
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The uses of epidemiology in the study of the elderly : report of a WHO Scientific Group on the Epidemiology of Aging [meeting held in Geneva from 11 to 17 January 1983] WHO Scientific Group on the Epidemiology of Aging; World Health Organization (1984)An expert report on the age structure of populations in countries at different stages of the epidemiological transition . Discussion centers on the implications for health services of the changing patterns of morbidity and disability among those over 65 years of age. Factors identified as contributing to the health and autonomy of this age group include lifestyle, marital status, family support, occupation and income, living conditions, and the availability of health services. Other sections identify indicators of possible use in the measurement ...