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The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging was begun in 1958 to trace the effects of aging in humans. Measurements have been made on over 1000 male volunteers, between the ages of 17 and 96, living independently in the community. This report of the study's first 23 years is an initial compilation of methods and findings. Topics covered include methods for the study of aging, other longitudinal studies, design and operation, tests administered, cross-sectional studies of aging in men, longitudinal studies of aging.
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Normal Human Aging: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:294. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-2-294_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(2):294.
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