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Table 3

Table 3:
Estimated Changes Between 1984 and 1994 for U.S. Noninstitutionalized Population, 70+, in Number of Nagi Functions, ADL Tasks, and IADL Tasks Unable to Perform Among Those with Specific Disease, Among Those with No Disease, and Total Samplea.
 


People with
Specified Disease
Males Females
  Nagi IADL ADL Nagi IADL ADL

Heart disease ns ns ns -0.353 -0.215 ns
Hypertension ns ns ns -0.184 ns 0.090
Stroke ns ns 0.289 -0.656 -0.418 ns
Cancer ns ns ns -0.193 -0.156 ns
Diabetes 0.285 0.171 ns ns ns ns
Arthritis ns ns 0.076 -0.220 -0.061 0.216
Osteoporosis ns ns ns -0.497 -0.231 0.064
Broken hip ns ns ns ns ns ns
Cataracts ns ns 0.109 -0.134 -0.080 ns
Glaucoma ns ns ns ns -0.167 ns
Blindness ns ns ns ns ns ns
Trouble hearing ns ns ns -0.213 -0.087 0.094
Dizziness ns ns 0.121 -0.298 -0.129 ns
People with no
disease
ns ns ns ns ns ns
Total Sample ns ns 0.067 -0.136 -0.040 0.057

ns: not significant at the .05 level. Source: SOAI, SOAII.
a Model includes age control and year dummy (1984 coded as 0 and 1994 coded as 1).

 

 

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Change in the Prevalence of Diseases among Older Americans: 1984-1994
Eileen M. Crimmins, Yasuhiko Saito
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