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The Natural History of Health-Related Quality of Life: A 10-year Cohort Study

Creator: Statistics Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Quality of Life

Tags: health status, life expectancy

Date: 1994-1995

URL: http://www.communityaccounts.ca/communityaccounts/onlinedata/relatedsites/The%20natural%20history%20of%20health%20related%20quality%20of%20life.pdf

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PDF, 7 pages.

“Taking account of the impacts of institutionalization and death, this study describes the normative trajectories of health related quality of life (HRQL) in Canada as individuals age from mid - to late life. A nationally representative sample of 7,915 community-dwelling adults aged 40 and older in 1994/1995 was studied using 10 years of data from the longitudinal National Population Health Survey.”