The effect of multiple chronic conditions on self-rated health, disability and quality of life among the older populations of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland: a comparison of two nationally representative cross-sectional surveys

Olga McDaid, Mark J Hanly, Kathryn Richardson, Frank Kee, Rose Anne Kenny, George Savva

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Abstract

Multimorbidity is common in the older population, but the impact of combinations of chronic conditions on disability and quality of life (QoL) is not well known. This analysis explores the effect of specific combinations of chronic diseases on disability, QoL and self-rated health (SRH).
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere002571
JournalBMJ Open
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2013

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