Study Pierce & Clark (1973): study US 1962
- 60+ aged, psychiatric cases and controls, San Fransisco, USA, 1962
- N = 435
- Non Response
- 62% dropouts after 2 interviews (2 years)
- Authors's Label
- Mental illness
- Our Classification
- 0 normals: probability community sam-
ple, stratified by age, sex and
living arrangement (N = 264).
1 psychiatric patients: np chunk sam-
ple of patient admitted to local
hospitals in 1959 (N = 171, 90 dis-
charged in same year).