Multimorbidity and the inequalities of global ageing: a cross-sectional study of 28 countries using the World Health Surveys

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Multimorbidity defined as the “the coexistence of two or more chronic diseases” in one individual, is increasing in prevalence globally. Despite the growing recognition of the prevalence of multimorbidity amongst older adults, global prevalence have largely remained single-disease focused. Internationally, there is still limited evidence on the prevalence and social determinants of multimorbidity, particularly in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

Afshar S, Roderick PJ, Kowal P, Dimitrov B and Hill AG. Multimorbidity and the inequalities of global ageing: a cross-sectional study of 28 countries using the World Health Surveys. BMC Public Health. 2015. 15:776. Available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/15/776


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6/10/2015
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Afshar S, Roderick PJ, Kowal P, Dimitrov B and Hill AG.

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