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Trends in health of older adults in the United States: Past, present, future

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  • Robert Schoeni
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  • Linda Martin & Robert Schoeni & Patricia Andreski, 2010. "Trends in health of older adults in the United States: Past, present, future," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 47(1), pages 17-40, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:47:y:2010:i:1:p:s17-s40
    DOI: 10.1353/dem.2010.0003
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