Prevalence of Chronic Diseases and Multimorbidity Among the Elderly Population in Sweden

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They explored the role of age, gender, and socioeconomic status in the occurrence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity in 1099 elderly participants in the Kungsholmen Project. Cardiovascular and mental diseases were the most common chronic disorders. Of the participants, 55% had multimorbidity.

Marengoni A, Winblad B, Karp A, Fratiglioni L. Prevalence of Chronic Diseases and Multimorbidity Among the Elderly Population in Sweden. American Journal of Public Health. 2008; 98(7): 1198-1200. Available at: http://ajph.aphapublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/98/7/1198 


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Marengoni A, Winblad B, Karp A, Fratiglioni L.

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