Keerthana Pasumarthi, Alex Chan
1. The incidence of multimorbidity increased with age amongst the Korean geriatric population.
2. The strongest predictors of multimorbidity in the Korean population included alcohol consumption, social interaction and support, obesity, and smoking.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)
With the rapid growth of the aging population, multimorbidity has become a significant global concern and presents substantial burdens on the healthcare system. Several studies have focused on identifying key determinants and at-risk populations for multimorbidity; however, longitudinal studies remain quite scarce, to date...
July 14, 2022: 2 Minute Medicine