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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 701583, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/701583
Research Article

Social Determinants of Active Aging: Differences in Mortality and the Loss of Healthy Life between Different Income Levels among Older Japanese in the AGES Cohort Study

1Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Iwate University, Iwate, Morioka 020-8551, Japan
2Center for Well-Being and Society, Nihon Fukushi University, Nagoya 460-0012, Japan
3Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Received 2 May 2012; Accepted 12 August 2012

Academic Editor: Jean Marie Robine

Copyright © 2012 Hiroshi Hirai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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