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

McDaid, Olga, Hanly, Mark J, Richardson, Kathryn, Kee, Frank, Kenny, Rose Anne and Savva, George (2013) 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. BMJ Open, 3 (6). ISSN 2044-6055

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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).

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2013 14:13
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 21:53
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/43308
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002571

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