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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 243263, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/243263
Research Article

Transitions among Health States Using 12 Measures of Successful Aging in Men and Women: Results from the Cardiovascular Health Study

1Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
2Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Puget Sound VA Medical Center and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, P.O. Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
3Departments of Biostastitics and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Received 5 March 2012; Revised 10 September 2012; Accepted 12 September 2012

Academic Editor: Loretta DiPietro

Copyright © 2012 Stephen Thielke and Paula Diehr. 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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