Standard of living in the retirement survey: a predictor of six-year functional limitation onset and mortality in women, but not in men from ages 55 - 69 years

Nicola A Spiers, Ruth J Matthews, Geraldine A Barker, Carol Jagger, Ruth M Hancock

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To investigate the predictive validity for health decline of a standard of living, a measure that combines basic necessities and consumer durables.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1415-23
Number of pages9
JournalDisability and Rehabilitation
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2005


  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Disabled Persons
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mortality
  • Retirement
  • Sex Distribution
  • Social Class

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