CAN POOR SELF-RATED HEALTH PREDICT CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD) AND MORTALITY IN THE ELDERLY PEOPLE?


Doganay S., UÇKU Ş. R.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.15, no.4, pp.396-402, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.396-402
  • Keywords: Health Status, Aged, Risk, Coronary Disease, Cause of Death, OLDER MEN, ALL-CAUSE, WOMEN, ASSOCIATION, DETERMINANTS, GENDER
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Self-rated health (SRH) has been widely used as a measure of health status. The objective of this study was to determine the predictive ability of poor self-rated health on coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality in the elderly people.