Document Detail


The impact of nursing homes on small-area life expectancies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23143136     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The geographical distribution of nursing homes can significantly distort small-area life expectancy estimations. Consequently, uncorrected life expectancies should not be used for small-area life expectancy comparisons. Instead, several nursing home corrections have been proposed. The practical use of these corrections, however, is severely limited by data availability. This paper introduces a new, model-based nursing home correction that requires considerably less detailed nursing home data. A formal comparison shows that the proposed model-based approach is the recommended correction for all small-area life expectancy estimations where detailed previous residential address information of the nursing home population is not available. This makes the approach highly relevant for a wide range of empirical applications.
Authors:
Marcel F Jonker; Frank J van Lenthe; Bas Donkers; Peter D Congdon; Alex Burdorf; Johan P Mackenbach
Related Documents :
16436696 - Aspergillus fumigatus c-5 sterol desaturases erg3a and erg3b: role in sterol biosynthes...
2647546 - Amphibian (urodele) myotomes display transitory anterior/posterior and medial/lateral d...
8138006 - Autoradiographic studies on 3h-fucose incorporation into manubria and its translocation...
15644256 - Action of a cationic surfactant on the activity and removal of bacterial biofilms forme...
23924126 - How could we honour the memory of nurse jacintha?
1221246 - The phenylquinolizidines of the seedlings of heimia salicifolia.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health & place     Volume:  19C     ISSN:  1873-2054     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Place     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9510067     Medline TA:  Health Place     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  25-32     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: m.jonker@erasmusmc.nl.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Tobacco retail clustering around schools in New York City: Examining "place" and "space"
Next Document:  Retinal endothelial cell apoptosis.