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Association of retirement age with mortality: a population-based longitudinal study among older adults in the USA
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    Working longer, working better?
    • Alexis Descatha, Occupational practitionner and epidemiologist
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      • Thomas Despreaux
    Sir, We have read with particular interest the paper by Wu C. et al. on the association of retirement age with mortality among older adults in a large US study.[1] We need deeper understanding of the association found between a 1-year age increment in the 2,956 participants and an 11% lower risk of all-cause mortality (95% confidence interval 8-15%). The authors conclude that "early retirement may be a risk factor for mortality a...
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