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Table 5

Table 5:
Estimated Probability of Having No Disease or 3+ Conditions at Age 70: 1984 and 1994, U.S. Noninstitutionalized Population.
 


  Males Females

Number of Diseases 1984 1994 1984 1994
0 Mortal 0.41 0.32 0.39 0.38
0 Morbid 0.54 0.49 0.38 0.34
0 Impairment -- -- -- --
0 Total 0.17 0.14 -- --
         
3+ Mortal 0.06 0.10 0.05 0.07
3+ Morbid -- -- 0.01 0.02
3+ Impairments -- -- -- --
3+ Total 0.34 0.41 0.39 0.43

--- No Significant Change at .05 level.
Source: SOAI,SOAII.

 

 

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Change in the Prevalence of Diseases among Older Americans: 1984-1994
Eileen M. Crimmins, Yasuhiko Saito
© 2000 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ISSN 1435-9871
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