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Gerontology (2022) 68 (10): 1166–1173.
Published Online: 28 March 2022
... approach to compute incidence-based health expectancy measures, namely active and inactive life expectancy (LE), for two longitudinal survey cohorts from 1990 to 2009. Methods: This study used data from two longitudinal surveys of older adults in Japan: the National Survey of the Japanese Elderly (1990...
Gerontology (2021) 67 (5): 503–516.
Published Online: 02 August 2021
..., quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Biomarker Senescence Life expectancy Ageing Medical laboratory...
Gerontology (2020) 66 (1): 95–104.
Published Online: 07 August 2019
...Marc Luy; Paola Di Giulio; Vanessa Di Lego; Patrick Lazarevič; Markus Sauerberg Period life expectancy is one of the most used summary indicators for the overall health of a population. Its levels and trends direct health policies, and researchers try to identify the determining risk factors...
Gerontology (2019) 65 (3): 288–293.
Published Online: 21 March 2019
...Eric Le Bourg Some authors have hypothesised that life expectancy at birth could reach 100 years in developed countries in the next decades. Using recent data for French women, it is shown that life expectancy changes from 1993 to 2016 are mainly linked to mortality rates of oldest women. In recent...
Gerontology (2019) 65 (2): 136–144.
Published Online: 13 December 2018
.... Measures of population aging Subjective measures of aging Economic measures of aging Functional measures of aging Biomarkers Life expectancy Cognitive aging A person’s chronological age is the time since birth, normally measured as the exact number of years or the completed number of years...
Gerontology (2017) 63 (6): 527–528.
Published Online: 22 August 2017
...(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Limits to life span Life-history strategy Life expectancy Maximum life span Centenarians Maximum reported age at death...
Gerontology (2017) 63 (6): 524–526.
Published Online: 22 August 2017
.... Longevity Centenarians Life expectancy Life-history strategy Limits to life span Maximum life span Maximum reported age at death Mortality trajectories How long can humans live? How long will we live in the future? These are very interesting and important questions for gerontologists and also...
Gerontology (2017) 63 (5): 432–434.
Published Online: 01 May 2017
.... 2017 Limits to life span Life-history strategy Life expectancy Maximum life span Centenarians Negligible senescence Dietary restriction Maximum reported age at death In recent centuries, humankind did manage to significantly postpone mortality from such causes as violence, famine...
Gerontology (2016) 62 (3): 253–262.
Published Online: 17 September 2015
...Domantas Jasilionis; Vladimir M. Shkolnikov In the second half of the 20th century, the advances in human longevity observed have been accompanied by an increase in the disparities between countries and regions. Education is one of the strongest predictors of life expectancy. Studies have shown...
Gerontology (2015) 62 (1): 40–46.
Published Online: 06 May 2015
... biased. In May 2014, the NIH issued a policy statement promising to redress this imbalance [ 47 ]. We strongly support this effort. References 1. Luy M, Gast K: Do women live longer or do men die earlier? Reflections on the causes of sex differences in life expectancy. Gerontology 2014;60:143-153...
Gerontology (2014) 60 (2): 143–153.
Published Online: 28 November 2013
...Marc Luy; Katrin Gast Background: Although many different factors have been identified to contribute to excess male mortality, it is still unclear which path of the complex cause-effect chain is the decisive driver of the life expectancy gap between women and men. Objective: The question behind...
Gerontology (2012) 59 (1): 95–96.
Published Online: 15 August 2012
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Mortality Life expectancy Forecasting Olshansky and Carnes [ 1 ] claim that we assert that ‘radical life extension is already available’. They back this deceitful misrepresentation by partially citing a sentence from one...
Gerontology (2011) 58 (1): 56–59.
Published Online: 19 May 2011
...R. Wirth; C.C. Sieber Background: The estimated life expectancy of older persons is an important component of medical decision-making. To date, no data are available on the accuracy of health care professionals in estimating the remaining life expectancy of older subjects. Methods: A survey...
Gerontology (1988) 34 (Suppl. 1): 2–10.
Published Online: 07 April 2009
.... Kargcr AG. Basel 0304-324X/88/0347-0002S2.75/0 Epidemiologic Considerations of the Geriatric Population Hans A. Valkenburg Erasmus University Medical School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Key Words. Epidemiology Life expectancy Geriatric conditions Health expenditures Abstract. In the free-living...
Gerontology (1982) 28 (3): 176–202.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
... concentrations of the nonagenarians did not exceed 207 mg/dl. Longevity analyses, based on personal communications and not on certificates of death, revealed no differences in the life expectancy of ancestors (mothers/fathers/parents) in the two study groups and in relation to primary HAL/HBL...
Gerontology (1981) 27 (1-2): 13–19.
Published Online: 06 April 2009
... of individual confinement, the life expectancy of the female house fly is no greater than that of the male. These results are in agreement with earlier suggestions that increased physical activity including interaction among individuals in a restricted population decreases longevity. 20 02 1980 2 04...
Gerontology (2005) 51 (2): 73–82.
Published Online: 11 February 2005
... or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Life expectancy Caloric restriction Nutrient sensing Life-extension drugs Review Gerontology 2005;51:73 82 DOI: 10.1159/000082192 The Unfortunate In uence of the Weather...
Gerontology (2004) 50 (3): 165–170.
Published Online: 28 April 2004
... measure was survival at 18 months. Information on subject demographics, clinical data and disability levels as measured by the Patient Assessment Instrument (PAI) was collected at baseline. Life expectancies were derived from accelerated failure time models. Results: Independent predictors of decreased...