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Predicting mortality of residents at admission to nursing home: A longitudinal cohort study

Ingibjörg Hjaltadóttir*, Ingalill Rahm Hallberg, Anna Kristensson Ekwall and Per Nyberg

BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11:86  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-86

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Correction by author

Ingibj��rg Hjaltadottir   (2011-06-17 12:23)  Lund University email

Reference no 20 should be the same as no 40:
Morris JN, Fries BE, Morris SA: Scaling ADLs within the MDS.Journal of Gerontology A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 1999, 54:M546-553.

There is a missing line in table 3 under the heading Index of Social Engagement:
Scale:5-6
Gender:Female
Died during years 1-3 n (%):87 (35.7)
Lived longer than 3 years: 157
Total n:244

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