Nicola A Spiers
Affiliation: University of Leicester
- Are gender differences in the relationship between self-rated health and mortality enduring? Results from three birth cohorts in Melton Mowbray, United KingdomNicola Spiers
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, UK
Gerontologist 43:406-11; discussion 372-5. 2003..The purpose of this study was to assess whether there is an enduring gender difference in the ability of self-rated health to predict mortality and investigate whether self-reported physical health problems account for this difference...
- Diseases and impairments as risk factors for onset of disability in the older population in England and Wales: findings from the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing StudyNicola A Spiers
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:248-54. 2005....
- Standard of living in the retirement survey: a predictor of six-year functional limitation onset and mortality in women, but not in men from ages 55 - 69 yearsNicola A Spiers
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Rd West, Leicester, UK
Disabil Rehabil 27:1415-23. 2005..To investigate the predictive validity for health decline of a standard of living, a measure that combines basic necessities and consumer durables...
- Age and birth cohort differences in the prevalence of common mental disorder in England: National Psychiatric Morbidity Surveys 1993-2007Nicola Spiers
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
Br J Psychiatry 198:479-84. 2011..There are concerns that the prevalence of mental disorder is increasing...
- Cohort differences in disease and disability in the young-old: findings from the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (MRC-CFAS)Carol Jagger
Leicester Nuffield Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
BMC Public Health 7:156. 2007..We use a repeated population-based cross-sectional study from the Cambridgeshire centre of the UK Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study to investigate trends in the health of the young-old UK population..
- Socioeconomic factors associated with the onset of disability in older age: a longitudinal study of people aged 75 years and overRuth J Matthews
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
Soc Sci Med 61:1567-75. 2005..Further work is needed to explore what causes older people to experience difficulty in managing their money and to understand the mechanisms behind its impact on their physical health...