The Benefits of Risk Factor Prevention in Americans Aged 51 Years and Older

Objectives. We assessed the potential health and economic benefits of reducing common risk factors in older Americans. Methods. A dynamic simulation model tracked a national cohort of persons 51 and 52 years of age to project their health and medical spending in prevention scenarios for diabetes, hy...

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Volume: 99
Main Author: Goldman, Dana P
Zheng, Yuhui
Girosi, Federico
Michaud, Pierre-Carl
Olshansky, S. Jay
Cutler, David
Rowe, John W
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: WASHINGTON Am Public Health Assoc 01.11.2009
AMER PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOC INC
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published in: American journal of public health (1971) Vol. 99; no. 11; pp. 2096 - 2101
ORCID: 0000-0001-8498-6396
Data of publication: 20091101
ISSN: 0090-0036
1541-0048
EISSN: 1541-0048
Discipline: Public Health
Bibliography: Peer Reviewed
D. P. Goldman originated the study, supervised all aspects of the research, and prepared the article. Y. Zheng implemented the prevention scenarios and assisted in model development and article preparation. F. Girosi supervised the model development. P.-C. Michaud assisted with the conceptualization of the study, model development, and interpretation of the findings. S. J. Olshansky assisted with the conceptualization of the study, interpretation of the findings, and article preparation. D. Cutler and J. W. Rowe helped to conceptualize ideas, interpret findings, and review drafts.
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