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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2010, Article ID 120354, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/120354
Research Article

Centenarians Today: New Insights on Selection from the 5-COOP Study

1National Institute on Health and Medical Research, INSERM, 75654 Paris, France
2Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
3Nihon University Advanced Research Institute for the Sciences and Humanities, Tokyo 102-8251, Japan
4Danish Aging Research Center, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense, Denmark
5Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm University, 113 30 Stockholm, Sweden
6Department of Rehabilitation and Geriatrics, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, 1226 Thônex Geneva, Switzerland

Received 20 July 2010; Accepted 31 December 2010

Academic Editor: Bradley Willcox

Copyright © 2010 Jean-Marie Robine 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.

Supplementary Material

The Supplementary Material provides detailed information on the increase in the number of centenarians in each country (Figure A1) and lists the countries having experienced the lowest and the highest mortality levels single age, for each gender and each cohort, through the age mortality trajectory above the age of 50 years (Table A1).

  1. Supplementary Figure
  2. Supplementary Table