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Global health expectancy research among older people

Zakia Hossain

Global health expectancy research among older people

by Zakia Hossain

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Published by World Health Organization in [Kobe, Japan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene -- Forecasting.,
  • Older people -- Medical care -- Forecasting.,
  • Aged.,
  • Life Expectancy -- trends -- Aged.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-98).

    Statement[project officers, Zakia Hossain and Amanda Parsons].
    SeriesAgeing and health technical report / WHO Centre for Health Development -- v. 1, Ageing and health technical report (World Health Organization. Centre for Health Development) -- v.1.
    ContributionsParsons, Amanda., World Health Organization. Centre for Health Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA408.A3 H67 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21062842M

      A new global health pattern: longer life for the poor, with more ailments am EDT Justine Ina Davies, Maria Odland, University of Birmingham. In the industrialized world, increases in life expectancy at older ages are now outpacing life expectancy at birth, in part as a result of reductions in heart disease and stroke among middle-aged Cited by:

    Public health improves quality of life, extends life expectancy, reduces human suffering and saves resources over the long term. Donate today and help APHA promote and protect the health of all people by creating the healthiest nation in one generation. APHA is a (c)(3) non-profit organization.   Research Article Health Care Trends Health Affairs Vol No.2 Three Decades Of Health Care Use By The Elderly, –Cited by:

    By , it is estimated that about a fifth of the general population will be aged 65 years and older.1 Social isolation and loneliness among young (18–40 years), middle-aged (41–64), and older adults (65 years and older) is thus a serious public health concern of our time because of its strong connection with cardiovascular, autoimmune, neurocognitive, and mental health problems.2 The Cited by: 1.   Global life expectancy has increased over the last 65 years - this animation shows it in just 13 seconds. Ever since the influenza pandemic, modern medicine and health science advancements have increased life expectancy around the globe.


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Table 3 Life expectancy and healthy life expectancy at 65 years old, by sex and country Source: WHO Kobe Center: Aging and Health Technical Report (1), Global Health Expectancy Research Among Older by: 4. According to the most recent figures, the United States spends the highest percentage of its GDP on health among OECD countries.

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