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Respiratory Impairment and Mortality in Older Persons

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  • Carlos A. Vaz Fragoso From the *Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven; and †Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas M. Gill From the *Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven; and †Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gail McAvay From the *Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven; and †Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Henry Klar Yaggi From the *Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven; and †Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter H. Van Ness From the *Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven; and †Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • John Concato From the *Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, West Haven; and †Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Received February 28, 2011, and in revised form June 9, 2011.
  2. Accepted for publication June 9, 2011.
  3. Reprints: Carlos A. Vaz Fragoso, MD, Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Ave, Mailcode 151B, West Haven, CT. E-mail: carlos.fragoso{at}yale.edu.
  4. Dr. Vaz Fragoso is currently a recipient of a Career Development Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs and an R03 award from the National Institute on Aging (R03AG037051). Dr. Gill is the recipient of an NIA Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24AG021507). Dr. Yaggi is supported by a Career Development Transition Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Science Research and Development Service. Dr. Concato is supported by the Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program.
  5. Dr. Vaz Fragoso had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. All authors made substantial contributions to study concept and design, to data acquisition, analysis and interpretation, and to drafting the submitted article.
  6. This study was conducted at the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (P30AG21342) and the Veterans Affairs Clinical Epidemiology Research Center.
  7. The investigators retained full independence in the conduct of this research.
  8. The Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) was conducted and supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in collaboration with the CHS Study Investigators, respectively. This article was prepared using a limited access data set obtained from the NHLBI and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of the CHS or the NHLBI.
  9. The authors report no conflicts of interest.
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Vaz Fragoso CA, Gill TM, McAvay G, et al
Respiratory Impairment and Mortality in Older Persons

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  • First published December 15, 2015.
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