Morbidity, health care, and the condition of the aged

NSS 60th round (January-June 2004) by National Sample Survey Organisation

Publisher: National Sample Survey Organisation, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Govt. of India in New Delhi]

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  • Medical care,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Statistics,
  • Diseases,
  • Older people

Edition Notes

Other titlesRugṇatā, svāsthya rakshā, aura vr̥ddha vyaktiyoṃ kī avasthā
SeriesReport -- no. 507
LC ClassificationsRA407.5.I4 N387 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25183972M
LC Control Number2006454015

morbidity: [ mor-bid´ĭ-te ] a diseased condition or state. the incidence or prevalence of a disease or of all diseases. See also morbidity rate. • § (b) It shall be the duty of every health care provider, knowing of or in attendance on a case or suspected case of any of the diseases or condition listed below, to report to the local health officer for the jurisdiction where the patient resides. Where no health care provider is in attendance, any individual having knowledge of a person. Page 4 Health Variations - Issue Seven Health inequalities in the older population Emily Grundy and Gemma Holt Introduction The burden of ill-health is carried by older people. Over 80% of all deaths in England and Wales occur among people aged 65 and over, with a further 8% among people aged Two thirds of the population with a limiting. Professor Susan Smith, author of a Cochrane review on ‘Improving outcomes for people with multiple chronic conditions’. Dr Lynne Corner and Professor Stuart Parker, leads on the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership on Health with Multiple Conditions in Old Age at Newcastle University.

Major physiological changes occur between years of age Changes begin in young adulthood and proceed and become more noticeable in the middle-aged adult Most visual changes include graying of hair, weakening of skin, and thickening of waist decline in vision and hearing. Causes. Factors that increase maternal death can be direct or indirect. In a article on maternal morbidity, the authors said that, generally, there is a distinction between a direct maternal death that is the result of a complication of the pregnancy, delivery, or management of the two, and an indirect maternal death, that is a pregnancy-related death in a patient with a preexisting or.   Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. The UN’s adoption of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in September reaffirmed the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality as global priorities in the coming decade. The World Health Organisation Safe Childbirth Checklist has been developed to ensure the . care workers. The target audience is first level health workers who provide care to children under the age of 5 years. Physicians and health care workers with more advanced training are referred to the WHO Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children: Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources ().

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Materials and Methods. The present study used data from the latest 60 th round of National Sample Survey (NSS) conducted in on the subject of Morbidity and Health Care with the condition of aged health care (60+) in special focus.

National Sample Survey is the only rich source of information on health and health care use in by:   Free Online Library: Morbidity, mortality, and charges for hospital care of the elderly: a comparison of internists' and family physicians' admissions.

by "Journal of Family Practice"; Health, general Aged Hospital care Elderly Hospital admission and discharge Hospital stays Hospital utilization Length of stay Hospitalization Hospitals Admission and discharge. The aged are caught in the sweeping changes currently occuring in the financing, organizing, and delivery of human and health care services.

From various perspectives, this new book will help shape the direction for elderly health care program development and by: 3. The Aged and the Allocation of Health Care Resources Pat Milmoe McCarrick Revised January, Two different sets of statistics are increasingly linked in the literature about health care resources in the United States: the demographic aging of the American population and the steadily rising cost of health.

Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE) Abstract Morbidity patterns and health care seeking behavior among older widows in India. PloS one, 9(4), e Google Scholar. Dhak, B. Gender difference in health and its determinants in the old-aged population in India.

healthcare and the condition of Author: Poulomi Chowdhury, Mausam Kumar Garg, Laishram Ladusingh. Co-morbidity poses significant challenges for care provision, and greater coordination of care planning across conditions is needed [4, 18]. The aim of this study is to investigate the co-morbidity profile of people with dementia and to examine the associations between severity of co-morbidity, HRQoL and QoL using a large community-based cohort.

Juhani Ilmarinen, in Elsevier Ergonomics Book Series, Morbidity. Comprehensive morbidity statistics are lacking and it is therefore difficult to see rising or falling trends in morbidity of the population.

A recent study from the USA indicates that morbidity from leading causes of ill-health (cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and arteriosclerosis) has increased, while. Inmental health disorders accounted for the largest proportions of the morbidity and healthcare burdens that affected the pediatric and younger adult beneficiary age groups.

Among adults aged 45–64 years, musculoskeletal diseases accounted for the most morbidity and healthcare burdens, and among adults aged 65 years or older, cardiovascular diseases accounted for the most.

The Health Profile for England report shows that although we are living longer than decades ago, we are not necessarily living healthier lives. This trend opens up discussion about the question and opportunities that an ageing society presents.

An ageing population leads to cost pressures if older people are more likely to develop chronic conditions with multiple morbidities, which are more.

Alleviating stark disparities in health coverage, chronic health conditions, mental health, and mortality across racial and ethnic groups in the. Multimorbidity means having more than one long-term medical condition.

'Multi' means several, and 'morbidity' means the condition of being diseased. All health conditions can contribute to multimorbidity, including: Physical illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease or rheumatoid arthritis.

Mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia or anxiety. Health indicators are quantifiable characteristics of a population which researchers use as supporting evidence for describing the health of a lly, researchers will use a survey methodology to gather information about certain people, use statistics in an attempt to generalize the information collected to the entire population, and then use the statistical analysis to make a.

A thorough examination of the morbidity and comorbidity profiles among the elderly and an evaluation of the related factors are required to improve the delivery of health care to the elderly and to estimate the cost of that care.

In South Korea where the aged population is rapidly increasing, however, to date only one study using a limited sample (84 subjects) has provided information on.

Increased age is a hallmark risk factor for several health conditions [].Although approximately 86% of older adults in the United States are living with at least one health condition [], life expectancy in the United States has generally continued to increase [].The advancements in life expectancy have been attributed to many factors including improvements in the prevention and.

Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for the South West Peninsula. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR, Age UK or the Department of Health. The team hold a licence to analyse CPRD data and this work was carried out under approved protocol 12_A4 (June ).

The proportion of people reporting fair or poor health increased with age, from 7% of those aged 15–24 years to 39% of those aged 75 years and over (graph ). Bodily pain One in ten people aged 15 years and over in –08 reported feeling severe (8%) or very severe (2%) pain in.

The most important finding was that for the patients with overall morbidity at diagnosis, there was a reduced chance that they would become free of morbidity if they were over the age of 24 months at diagnosis compared with the reference group of >2–12 months of age (HR95% CI –, p.

Main messages. Overall population health in England has improved in recent decades. The age-standardised morbidity rate in England (rate of ill health), reduced by % between and ‘Assuming people reporting secondary fatal conditions are not the sanw people as those reporting fatal conditions as a main cause of disability.

Source: Wilder (). tables 2 and 3. pages H risk factor modification, and serious morbidity “corn- pressed” to later ages, thereby prolonging health.

How. stitutionalized adults aged 65years and older increased from % in to % in [2]. Of those who qualify for the benefits of the long-term care insurance, 23% between 65 and 80years of age live in an institution, whereas the number is about one third for those aged 80 or older [3].

The older population partly lives in rural areas where. Public health professionals can. Use proven programs to reduce disparities and barriers to create opportunities for health. Work with other sectors, such as faith and community organizations, education, business, transportation, and housing, to create social and economic conditions that promote health starting in childhood.

Recently, researchers reported that the average decline in life expectancy after age 67 was years for each additional chronic condition. 8 One study 9 estimated that there was a minimum reduction of 33% (4 years) in survival for people with a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, mental health problems, or diabetes mellitus.

The future health care needs for a retiree vary by the retiree’s current age and their expected lifetime, but are estimated to be about $, for someone currently age 65 with an average expected lifetime of 20 years ($, for a couple of the same age).

The World Health Organization argues that the “poor health of the poor, the social gradient in health within countries, and the marked health inequities between countries” are not “a ‘natural’ phenomenon but the result of a toxic combination of poor social policies and programmes, unfair economic arrangements, and bad politics.” (P2.

Research has found differences between women and men in some health indicators. Women’s life expectancy is higher than men’s, but research on differences in morbidity has proved less consistent than on the differences in mortality.

These differences vary in terms of the type of health indicator used, the life cycle period analyzed, and even the country where research is conducted. The interface between acute hospital care and residential aged care has long been recognised as an important issue in aged care services research.

Investigations into the feasibility of linking hospital morbidity and residential aged care data to examine the interface between the two sectors using linkage keys which did not include name. IMPACT ON HEALTH OUTCOMES.

In addition to the robust evidence linking social isolation and loneliness with mortality (see Chapter 2), other research has established that social isolation and loneliness are linked with specific health described in previous chapters, the scientific literature concerning social isolation and loneliness draws on a variety of conceptual and.

The prevalence of long-term circulatory system conditions increases with age. For people aged 55 years and over, the prevalence of all circulatory system conditions is 48%. The prevalence of hypertensive disease is 34%, and ischaemic heart disease (also called coronary heart disease) is %.

The prevalence of cerebrovascular disease (stroke. This report compares the morbidity, health care and drug utilization, and health status of random samples of HMO-enrolled Medicare beneficiaries agesand 80 and over. The population represented 3, person-years of Kaiser Permanente eligibility ( percent female).

Those 80 and over were 20 percent of the person-years ( percent. The questions posed online generated a lot of discussion on what nursing needs to focus on in an age of multimorbidity.

These are represented in five overarching themes relating to the questions asked: 1) Coping with Treatment Burden, 2) Delivering Holistic Care, 3) Developing an Evidence Base, 4) Stimulating Learning, and 5) Redesigning Health Services.

Instructions for Maryland Infectious Disease Morbidity Reporting (DHMH ) REVISED: August 1, Page 1 of 15 Diseases, Conditions, Outbreaks, & Unusual Manifestations Reportable by Maryland Health Care Providers The regulations governing reporting were last.

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Morbidity and Disability Among Workers 18 Years and Older in the .West Virginia ranked 1st highest in the nation for the prevalence of poor physical health, poor mental health, and activity limitations due to poor physical or mental health. Health Care Access The prevalence of no health care coverage among West Virginia adults aged was at an all-time low of %, compared to % nationally.