Contextual income and incidence of disability: results of EpiFloripa Elderly Cohort.

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Summary of "Contextual income and incidence of disability: results of EpiFloripa Elderly Cohort."

Evaluate the association between contextual income and the incidence of disability in basic and instrumental activities of daily living.


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Name: Revista de saude publica
ISSN: 1518-8787
Pages: 11


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