Natasha Wood
Institute of Education
Publications 1
#1Natasha Wood (IOE: Institute of Education)
#2Anne McMunn (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 19
Last.Mai StaffordH-Index: 38
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BACKGROUND: Married people have lower rates of mortality and report better physical and mental health at older ages, compared to their unmarried counterparts. However, there is limited evidence on the association between marriage and physical capability, the ability to carry out the tasks of daily living, which is predictive of future mortality and social care use. We investigate the association between marital status and physical capability at mid to later life in England and the United States....