Chapter 5

Chronic Disease Model-System – Detailed Descriptions

Agnes E.G. Walker

Abstract

This Chapter describes in detail the elements of HealthAgeingMod: the data sources and methods used, the assumptions underlying the model-system, the variables that needed to be modified, or imputed; the demographic and health characteristics of the Base-year dataset; the method of projecting into the future; and, for the diabetes and CVD sub-models, the data sources used and the incidence equations developed.

Total Pages: 33-65 (33)

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