The effect of population aging on future health services use depends on the relationship between longevity gains and health. Whether further gains in life expectancy will be paired by improvements in health is uncertain. We therefore analyze the effect of population ageing on health services use under different health scenarios. We focus on the possibly diverging trends between different dimensions of health and their effect on health services use.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-1239-8, hdl.handle.net/1765/115999
Journal BMC Health Services Research
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Wouterse, B, Huisman, M.V, Meijboom, B.R., Deeg, D.J.H, & Polder, JJ. (2015). The effect of trends in health and longevity on health services use by older adults. BMC Health Services Research, 15(547). doi:10.1186/s12913-015-1239-8