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Term: Expected Age in the Community

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2020-02-19


Expected median number of years for an older adult (age 65+) to live in a non-institutionalized setting in the community. Defined using Life Table method; based on cohort average mortality.

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  • Chateau D, Doupe M, Prior H, Soodeen RA, Sarkar J, Dragan R, Stevenson D, Rajotte L. The Health Status of Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2019. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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