Year: 1984 Source: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, v.3, (1984), p.207-222 SIEC No: 19880231

The authors argue that higher rates of selective survival in disadvantaged, high mortality populations result in a greater proportion of healthy, very old people who may require less nursing-home care, have lower suicide rates, & enjoy higher status in the family & community. 62 REF