Cumulative index of health deficiencies as a characteristic of long life

  • Kulminski A
  • Ukraintseva S
  • Akushevich I
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Abstract

To describe the accumulation of aging-associated health disorders using a cumulative measure known as a frailty index (FI) and to evaluate its ability to differentiate long- and short-life phenotypes as well as the FI's connection to aging-associated processes in older people.

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  • Aging
  • Frailty
  • Longevity
  • Sex differences

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Authors

  • Alexander M. Kulminski

  • Svetlana V. Ukraintseva

  • Igor V. Akushevich

  • Konstantin G. Arbeev

  • Anatoli I. Yashin

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