Perceived Social Support and Mortality in Older People

13 Dec 2005Tiina-Mari Lyyra and Riitta-Liisa Heikkinen

The results of this study present a challenge for society to find and develop new social innovations and interventions in order to promote a sense of emotional social support in older people, thereby contributing to their health and welfare.

Cohort Study
1 effect
10 years
206 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Social Support Selfcare risk & protective factor

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Strong decrease risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence