JAGES 日本老年学的評価研究




  1. Tani Y, Suzuki N, Fujiwara T, Hanazato M, Kondo N, Miyaguni Y, Kondo K. Neighborhood food environment and mortality among older Japanese adults: results from the JAGES cohort study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, vol.15, 101 (2018) 
  2. Yagi A,Hayasaka S,Ojima T,Sasaki Y,Tsuji T,Miyaguni Y,Nagamine Y,Namiki T,Kondo K: Bathing Frequency and Onset of Functional Disability among Japanese Older Adults: A Prospective 3-year Cohort Study from the JAGES. Journal of Epidemiology.2018
  3. Hosokawa R,Kondo K,Ito M,Miyaguni Y,Mizutani S,Goto F,Abe Y,Tsuge Y,Handa Y,Ojima T: The Effectiveness of Japan’s Community Centers in Facilitating Social Participation and Maintaining the Functional Capacity of Older People. Res Aging. 2018 Oct 16:164027518805918. doi: 10.1177/0164027518805918. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Hikichi H, Aida J, Matsuyama Y, Tsuboya T, Kondo K, Kawachi I::Community-level social capital and cognitive decline after a natural disaster: A natural experiment from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Soc Sci Med. 2018 Sep 28. pii: S0277-9536(18)30553-7. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.09.057. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Yamaguchi M,et al.:Community social capital and depressive symptoms among older people in Japan: A multilevel longitudinal study.ournal of Epidemiology - Decision on Manuscript ID JE-2018-0078.R2
  6. Higuchi M, Suzuki K, Ashida T, Kondo N, Kondo K:Social Support and Access to Health Care Among Older People in Japan: Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study (JAGES).Asia Pac J Public Health. 2018 Jul;30(5):425-436. doi: 10.1177/1010539518786516. Epub 2018 Aug 1.
  7. Koyama S, Aida J , Cable N, Tsuboya T, Matsuyama Y, Sato Y, Yamamoto T, Kondo K, Osaka K:Sleep duration and remaining teeth among older people.Sleep Medicine,2018AUG,doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2018.07.020.
  8. Kanamori S,Takamiya T, Inoue S, Kai Y,Tsuji T,Kondo K:Frequency and pattern of exercise and depression after two years in older Japanese adults: the JAGES longitudinal study.Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 25;8(1):11224. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-29053-x.
  9. Tsuji T, Amemiya A, Shirai K,Stenholm S, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Vahtera J, Kondo K :Association between education and television viewing among older working and retired people: a comparative study of Finland and Japan.BMC Public Health. 2018 Jul 25;18(1):917. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5860-4.
  10. Hayashi T, Kondo K, Kanamori S, Tsuji T, Saito M, Ochi A, Ota S:Differences in Falls between Older Adult Participants in Group Exercise and Those Who Exercise Alone: A Cross-Sectional Study Using Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study (JAGES) Data.Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jul 5;15(7). pii: E1413. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15071413.
  11. Tsuji T, Kondo K, Kondo N, Aida J, Takagi D. Development of a risk assessment scale predicting incident functional disability among older people: JAGES longitudinal study. Geriatrics & Gerontology International 18(10): 1433-1438, 2018.
  12. Sasaki I, Kondo K, Kondo N, Aida J, Ichikawa H, Kusumi T, Sueishi N, Imanaka Y : Are pension types associated with happiness in Japanese older people?: JAGES cross-sectional study.PLoS One. 2018 May 21;13(5):e0197423. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197423. eCollection 2018.
  13. Haseda M, Kondo N, Takagi D, Kondo K : Community social capital and inequality in depressive symptoms among older Japanese adults: A multilevel study.Health Place. 2018 May 15;52:8-17. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.04.010. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Imai Y, Nagai M, Ohira T, Shirai K, Kondo N, Kondo K : Impact of social relationships on income-laughter relationships among older people: the JAGES cross-sectional study.BMJ Open. 2018 Jul 5;8(7):e019104. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-019104.
  15. Lin H R, Tsuji T, Kondo K, Imanaka Y : Development of a risk score for the prediction of incident dementia in older adults using a frailty index and health checkup data: The JAGES longitudinal study. Prev Med. 2018 Jul;112:88-96. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.04.004. Epub 2018 Apr 4.
  16. Saito T, Kondo N, Shiba K, Murata C, Kondo K: Income-based inequalities in caregiving time and depressive symptoms among older family caregivers under the Japanese long-term care insurance system: a cross-sectional analysis. PLOS ONE, PONE-D-17-12559R1-(EMID:7adefdb9e03a1504)
  17. Li X, Buxton O, Hikichi H, Haneuse S, Aida J, Kondo K, Kawachi I. Predictors of Persistent Sleep Problems among Older Disaster Survivors: A Natural Experiment from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Sleep (in press)
  18. Sato Y, Aida J, Tsuboya T, Shirai K, Koyama S, Matsuyama Y,Kondo K,Osaka K:Generalized and particularized trust for health between urban and rural residents in Japan: A cohort study from the JAGES project. Social Science & Medicine. 2018;202:43-53.
  19. Saito J, Kondo N, Saito M, Takagi D, Haseda M, Tani Y, Tabuchi T, Kondo K: Exploring 2.5-year trajectories of functional decline in older adults by applying a growth mixture model and frequency of outings as a predictor: a 2010-2013 JAGES longitudinal study. Journal of Epidemiology (in press) 
  20. Mochida Y,Yamamoto T,Fuchida S,Aida J,Kondo K:Does poor oral health status increase the risk of falls?: The JAGES Project Longitudinal Study.PLoS One. 2018 Feb 1;13(2):e0192251. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192251. eCollection 2018.
  21. Tsuji T, Miyaguni Y, Kanamori S, Hanazato M, Kondo K. Community-level sports group participation and older individuals' depressive symptoms. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 50(6): 1199-1205, 2018.
  22. Aida J, Cable N, Zaninotto P, Tsuboya T, Tsakos G, Matsuyama Y, Ito K, Osaka K, Kondo K, Marmot MG, Watt RG.:Social and Behavioural Determinants of the Difference in Survival among Older Adults in Japan and England. Gerontology. 2018;64(3):266-277. doi: 10.1159/000485797. Epub 2018.
  23. Yanagi, N., Hata, A., Kondo, K., Fujiwara, T., Association between childhood socioeconomic status and fruit and vegetable intake among older Japanese: The JAGES 2010 study. Prev Med. 106; 130-136, 2018.


  1. Gero, K., K. Kondo, N. Kondo, K. Shirai and I. Kawachi (2017). "Associations of relative deprivation and income rank with depressive symptoms among older adults in Japan." Social Science & Medicine 189: 138-144.
  2. Nemoto Y, Saito T, Kanamori S, Tsuji T, Shirai K, Kikuchi H, Maruo K, Kondo K, Arao T: An additive effect of leading roles on the association between social participation and dementia onset among Japanese older adults: The AGES cohort study. BMC Geriatrics - BGTC-D-17-00347R2
  3. Sato Y,Aida J,Kondo K,Tsuboya T,Watt RG,Yamamoto T,Koyama S,Matsuyama Y,Osaka K: Tooth Loss and Decline in Functional Capacity: A Prospective Cohort Study from the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Nov;64(11):2336-2342. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14324. Epub 2016 Sep 9.
  4. Zaitsu M:Participation in community group activities among older adults: Is diversity of group membership associated with better self-rated health?.journal of epidemiology.2017(in press)
  5. Cable N, Hiyoshi A, Kondo N, Aida J, Sjöqvist H, Kondo K: Identifying frail-related biomarkers among community-dwelling older adults in Japan: A research example from the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study. Journal: Biomed Research International, 2017 (in press).
  6. Saito T, Murata C, Saito M, Takeda T, Kondo K:Influence of social relationship domains and their combinations on incident dementia: a prospective cohort study.J Epidemiol Community Health. 2018 Jan;72(1):7-12. doi: 10.1136/jech-2017-209811. Epub 2017 Oct 31.
  7. Murayama H, Fujiwara T, Tani Y, Amemiya A, Matsuyama Y, Nagamine Y, KondoK:Long-term impact of childhood disadvantage on late-life functional decline among older Japanese: Results from the JAGES prospective cohort study. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences. (in press)
  8. Saito T, Murata C, Aida J, Kondo K:Cohort study on living arrangements of older men and women and risk for basic activities of daily living disability: findings from the AGES project.BMC Geriatr. 2017 Aug 16;17(1):183.
  9. Shobugawa Y, Fujiwara T, Tashiro A, Saito R, and Kondo K:Social participation and risk of influenza infection in older adults: A cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 2017;0:e016876. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2017-016876(in press).
  10. Hikichi H, Sawada Y, Tsuboya T, Aida J, Kondo K, Koyama S, Kawachi I: Residential relocation and change in social capital: A natural experiment from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Science Advances, 2017
  11. Amemiya A, Murayama H, Tani Y, Kondo K, Fujiwara T: Adverse childhood experiences and higher-level functional limitations among older Japanese people: results from the JAGES study. Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences: in press, 2017
  12. Hikichi H, Tsuboya T, Aida J, Matsuyama Y, Kondo K, Subramanian S, Kawachi I: Social Capital Prevents Cognitive Decline in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster: A Quasi-Experiment from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The Lancet Planetary Health 1 (3), 2017
  13. Inoue Y, Andrew S, Yazawa A, Aida J, Kawachi I, Kondo K, Fujiwara T: Adverse childhood experiences, exposure to a natural disaster and posttraumatic stress disorder among survivors of the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences: 1-9, 2017
  14. Fujiwara T, Takamoto I, Amemiya A, Hanazato M, Suzuki N, Nagamine Y, Sasaki Y, Tani Y, Yazawa A, Inoue Y, Shirai K, Shobugawa Y, Kondo N, Kondo K: Is a hilly neighborhood environment associated with diabetes mellitus among older people? Results from the JAGES 2010 study. Social Science & Medicine 182: 45-51, 2017
  15. Noriko C, Chandola T, Aida J, Sekine M, Netuveli G: Can sleep disturbance influence changes in mental health status? Longitudinal research evidence from ageing studies in England and Japan. Sleep Medicine 30: 216-221, 2017
  16. Honjo K, Tani Y, Saito M, Sasaki Y, Kondo K, Kawachi I, Kondo N:Living alone or with others and depressive symptoms, and effect modification by residential social cohesion among older adults in Japan: JAGES longitudinal study. Journal of Epidemiology, 2017(in press).
  17. Murata C, Saito T, Tsuji T, Saito M, Kondo K. A 10-Year Follow-Up Study of Social Ties and Functional Health among the Old: The AGES Project. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2017;14:717.
  18. Sasaki Y, Aida J, Tsuji T,Miyaguni Y, Tani Y, Koyama S, Matsuyama Y, Sato Y, Tsuboya T, Nagamine Y, Kameda Y, Saito T, Kakimoto K, Kondo K, and Ichiro Kawachi:Does the Type of Residential Housing Matter for Depressive Symptoms in the Aftermath of a Disaster? Insights from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Am J Epidemiol (accepted).
  19. Matsuyama Y,Aida J,Watt R,Tsuboya T,Koyama S,Sato Y,Kondo K,Osaka K:Dental Status and Compression of Life Expectancy with Disability.J Dent Res. 2017 Jun 1:22034517713166. doi: 10.1177/0022034517713166.
  20. Shiba K, Kondo N, Kondo K, Kawachi I: Retirement and mental health: dose social participation mitigate the association? A fixed-effects longitudinal analysis. BMC public health 17 (1): 526, 2017.
  21. Hikichi H, Kondo K, Takeda T, et al.: Social interaction and cognitive decline: Results of a 7-year community intervention. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions 3: 23-32, 2017
  22. Matsuyama Y,Aida J,Tsuboya T,Hikichi H,Kondo K,Kawachi I,Osaka K:Are Lowered Socioeconomic Circumstances Causally Related to Tooth Loss? A Natural Experiment Involving the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Am J Epidemiol 1-9, 2017(in press)
  23. Tsuji T,Sasaki Y,Matsuyama Y,Sato Y,Aida JKondo K,Kawachi I:Reducing depressive symptoms after the Great East Japan Earthquake in older survivors through group exercise participation and regular walking:a prospective observational study.BMJ Open 7(3);e013706,2017.
  24. Haseda M,Kondo N,Ashida T,Tani Y,Takagi D,Kondo K:Community social capital, built environment and income-based inequality in depressive symptoms among older people in Japan: An ecological study from JAGES project.Journal of Epidemiology2017(in press)
  25. Saito M, Kondo N, Aida J, Kawachi I, Oyama S, Ojima T, Kondo K :Development of an instrument for community-level health related social capital among Japanese older people: The JAGES Project.Journal of Epidemiology,Volume 27, Issue 5, May 2017, Pages 221–227.
  26. Tsuboya T,Aida J,Hikichi H,S.V.Subramanian,Kondo K,Osaka K,Kawachi I:Predictors of decline in IADL functioning among older survivors following the Great East Japan earthquake: A prospective study.Social Science & Medicine,Volume176,2017,Pages34–41.
  27. Tani Y, Kondo N, Noma H, Miyaguni Y, Saito M, Kondo K:Eating Alone Yet Living With Others Is Associated With Mortality in Older Men: The JAGES Cohort Survey. The journals of gerontology Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences. 2017.
  28. Yokobayashi K,Kawachi I, Kondo K, Kondo N,Nagamine Y,Tani Y,Shirai K,Tazuma S,JAGES group:Association between Social Relationship and Glycemic Control among Older Japanese: JAGES Cross-Sectional Study.PLoS One12(1):e0169904. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169904. eCollection 2017.


  1. Yamamoto T, Aida J, Kondo K, Fuchida S, Tani Y, Saito M, Sasaki Y: Oral health and incident depressive symptoms: JAGES project longitudinal study in older Japanese. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 
    2017 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14777. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Inoue Y, Stickley A,Yazawa A,Shirai K,Amemiya A,Kondo N,Kondo K,Ojima T,Hanazato M, Suzuki N,Fujiwara T: Neighborhood Characteristics and Cardiovascular Risk among Older People in Japan: Findings from the JAGES Project. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164525. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164525
  3. Sato Y, Aida J, Kondo K, Tsuboya T, Watt RG, Yamamoto T, Koyama S, Matsuyama Y, Osaka K:Tooth Loss and Decline in Functional Capacity: A Prospective Cohort Study from the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study.J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Sep 9. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14324.
  4. Kondo K : Progress in Aging Epidemiology in Japan: The JAGES Project. J Epidemiol 2016;26(7):331-336, doi:10.2188/jea.JE20160093.
  5. Yazawa A, Inoue Y, Fujiwara T, Stickley A, Shirai K, Amemiya A, KondoN, Watanabe C, Kondo K: Association between social participation and hypertension among older people in Japan: The JAGES Study. HypertensionResearch 2016 Nov;39(11):818-824. doi: 10.1038/hr.2016.78. Epub 2016
  6. Tani Y, Fujiwara T, Kondo N, Noma H, Sasaki Y, Kondo K :Childhood socioeconomic status and onset of depression among Japanese older adults: The JAGES prospective cohort study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Sep;24(9):717-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.06.001. Epub 2016 Jun 6.
  7. Tsuboi H,Hirai H,Kondo K:Giving social support to outside family may be a desirable buffer against depressive symptoms in community-dwelling older adults: Japan gerontological evaluation study. Biopsychosoc Med. 2016 May 24;10:18. doi: 10.1186/s13030-016-0064-6. eCollection 2016.
  8. Tani Y, Kondo N, Nagamine-Takahashi Y, Shinozaki T, Kondo K, Kawachi I, Fujiwara T :Childhood socioeconomic disadvantage is associated with lower mortality in older Japanese men: the JAGES cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 2016, 1–10,doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw146,Original article.
  9. Tsuboya T,Aida J, Hikichi H, Subramanian SV,Kondo K, Osaka K, Kawachi I: Predictors of depressive symptoms following the Great East Japan earthquake: A prospective study.Soc Sci Med. 2016 Jul;161:47-54. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.05.026. Epub 2016 May 20.
  10. Hikichi H, Aida J, Tsuboya T, Kondo K, Kawachi I: Can Community Social Cohesion Prevent Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Aftermath of a Disaster? A Natural Experiment From the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. Am J Epidemiol. 2016 May 15;183(10):902-10. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwv335. Epub 2016 Mar 29.
  11. Koyama S, Aida J, Kondo K, Yamamoto T, Saito M, Ohtsuka R, Nakade M, Osaka K: Does poor dental health predict becoming homebound among older Japanese? BMC Oral Health. 2016 Apr 30;16(1):51.doi: 10.1186/s12903-016-0209-9.
  12. Ashida T,Kondo N,Kondo K: Social participation and the onset of functional disability by socioeconomic status and activity type: the JAGES cohort study. Preventive Medicine, 2016 Aug;89:121-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.05.006. Epub 2016 May 25.
  13. Ishikawa Y, Kondo N, Kondo K, Saito T, Hayashi H, Kawachi I, group J: Social participation and mortality: does social position in civic groups matter? BMC Public Health. 2016 May 12;16(1):394. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3082-1.
  14. Inoue Y, Stickley A,Yazawa A, Fujiwara T, Kondo K, Kondo N:Month of birth is associated with mortality among older people in Japan: Findings from the JAGES cohort. Chronobiol Int. 2016;33(4):441-7. doi: 10.3109/07420528.2016.1152977. Epub 2016 Mar 24.
  15. Nakamura M, Ojima T, Nakade M, Ohtsuka R, Yamamoto T, Suzuki K, Kondo K:Poor oral health and diet in relation to weight loss, stable underweight and obesity in community dwelling older adults: a cross-sectional study from the JAGES 2010 Project. J Epidemiol. 2016 Jun 5;26(6):322-9. doi: 10.2188/jea.JE20150144. Epub 2016 Jan 30.
  16. Shiba K, Kondo N, Kondo K : Informal and Formal Social Support and Caregiver Burden:The AGES Caregiver Survey.J Epidemiol 2016.doi:10.2188/jea.JE20150263
  17. Hayashi K, Kawachi I, Ohira T, Kondo K, Shirai K, Kondo N : Laughter is the best medicine? Cross sectional study of cardiovascular disease among older Japanese adults. Journal of Epidemiology. J Epidemiol. 2016 Oct 5;26(10):546-552.Epub 2016 Mar 12.
  18. Koyama S, Aida J, Saito M, Kondo N, Sato Y, Matsuyama Y, Tani Y, Sasaki Y, Kondo K, Ojima T, Yamamoto T, Tsuboya T, Osaka K:Community social capital and tooth loss in Japanese older people:a longitudinal cohort study. BMJ Open. 2016 Apr 5;6(4):e010768. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010768.


  1. Murata C, Takeda T, Suzuki K, Kondo K :Positive affect and incident dementia among the old. J Epidemiol Res,2015;2(1):118-124
  2. Yamakita M, Kanamori S, Kondo N, Kondo K: Correlates of Regular Participation in Sports Groups among Japanese Older Adults: JAGES Cross-Sectional Study. PLoS One.  2015 Oct 29;10(10):e0141638. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141638. eCollection 2015.
  3. Yamamoto T, Fuchida S, Aida J, Kondo K, Hirata Y.:Adult Oral Health Programs in Japanese Municipalities: Factors Associated with Self-Rated Effectiveness. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2015;237(4):259-66. doi: 10.1620/tjem.237.259.
  4. Hayashi K, Kawachi I, Ohira T, Kondo K, Shirai K, Kondo N:Laughter and Subjective Health Among Community-Dwelling Older People in Japan: Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study Cohort Data. Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease 2015 Dec;203(12):934-942.
  5. Tani Y, Sasaki Y, Haseda M, Kondo K, Kondo N:Eating alone and depression in older men and women by cohabitation status: The JAGES longitudinal survey. Age Ageing. 2015 Nov;44(6):1019-26. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afv145.
  6. Kondo K:Evaluation of Effectiveness, Quality and Inequalities in Health, Medical and Long-Term Care - Achievements and Challenges. Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan, Public Policy Review, Vol.11, No.5, October 2015
  7. Tani Y, Kondo N, Takagi D, Saito M, Hikichi H, Ojima T, et al.:Combined effects of eating alone and living alone on unhealthy dietary behaviors, obesity and underweight in older Japanese adults: Results of the JAGES.  2015 Dec;95:1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.06.005. Epub 2015 Jun 23.
  8. Nakade M, Takagi D, Suzuki K, Aida J, Ojima T, Kondo K, et al:Influence of socioeconomic status on the association between body mass index and cause-specific mortality among older Japanese adults: The AGES Cohort Study. Prev Med. 2015 Aug;77:112-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.05.015. Epub 2015 May 30.
  9. Ito K, Aida J, Yamamoto T, Otsuka R, Nakade M, Suzuki K, Kondo K, and Osaka K.: Individual- and Community-level Social gradients of Edentulousness. BMC Oral Health; 2015 Mar 11;15:34. doi: 10.1186/s12903-015-0020-z.
  10. Hikichi, H., Kondo, N., Kondo, K., Aida, J., Takeda, T., & Kawachi, I.:Effect of community intervention program promoting social interactions on functional disability prevention for older adults: propensity score matching and instrumental variable analyses, JAGES Taketoyo study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health; 2015 Sep;69(9):905-10. doi: 10.1136/jech-2014-205345. Epub 2015 Apr 17.
  11. Kondo N, Saito M, Hikichi H, Aida J, Ojima T, Kondo K, Kawachi I :Relative deprivation in income and mortalityby leading causes AMONG older Japanese men and women: AGES cohort study: JJ Epidemiol Community Health. 2015 Jul;69(7):680-5. doi: 10.1136/jech-2014-205103. Epub 2015 Feb 19.


  1. Shihoko K, Jun A, Ichiro K, Kondo N, S V Subramanian, Ito K, Kobashi G, Masuno K, Kondo K, Osaka K :Social Support Improves Mental Health among the Victims Relocated to Temporary Housing following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine 2014;234(3):241-7.
  2. Saito M, Kondo K, Kondo N, Abe A, Ojima T, et al: Relative Deprivation, Poverty, and Subjective Health: JAGES Cross-Sectional Study. PLoS ONE 2014 Oct 28;9(10):e111169. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111169. eCollection 2014.
  3. Yamamoto T, Kondo K, Aida J, Fuchida S, Hirata Y, for the JAGES group:Association between the longest job and oral health: Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study project cross-sectional study. BMC Oral Health  2014 Oct 27;14:130. doi: 10.1186/1472-6831-14-130.
  4. Matsuyama Y, Aida J, Takeuchi K, Tsakos G, Watt RG, Kondo K, and Osaka K: Inequalities of dental prosthesis use under universal healthcare insurance. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol  2014 Apr;42(2):122-8. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12074. Epub 2013 Sep 18.
  5. Hayashi T, Kondo K, Suzuki K, Yamada M ,Matsumoto D :Factors Associated with Falls in Community-Dwelling Older People with Focus on Participation in Sport Organizations: The Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study Project," BioMed Research International   2014;2014:537614. doi: 10.1155/2014/537614. Epub 2014 May 13.
  6. Kanamori S, Kai Y, Aida J, Kondo K, Kawachi I, Hirai H, Shirai K, Ishikawa Y, Suzuki K, the JAGES group : Social participation and the prevention of functional disability in older Japanese: the JAGES Cohort Study. PLOS ONE  2014 Jun 12;9(6):e99638. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099638. eCollection 2014.
  7. Yamamoto T, Kondo K, Aida J, Suzuki K, Misawa J, Nakade M, Fuchida S, Hirata Y : Social determinants of denture/bridge use: Japan gerontological evaluation study project cross-sectional study in older Japanese. BMC Oral Health  2014 Jun 3;14:63. doi: 10.1186/1472-6831-14-63.
  8. Fujiwara T, Kondo K, Shirai K, Suzuki K, Kawachi I : Associations of childhood socioeconomic status and adulthood height with functional limitations among Japanese older people: Results from the JAGES 2010 Project.J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Jul;69(7):852-9. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glt189. Epub 2013 Nov 27.


  1. Kanamori S, Kai Y, Kondo K, Hirai H, Ichida Y, Suzuki K, Kawachi I : Participation in sports organizations and the prevention of functional disability in older Japanese: the AGES Cohort Study, PLOS ONE  2012;7(11):e51061. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051061. Epub 2012 Nov 30.
  2. Hirai H, Kondo K, Kawachi I : Social Determinants of Active Aging: Differences in Mortality and the Loss of Healthy Life between Different Income Levels among Older Japanese in the AGES Cohort Study. Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research  2012;2012:701583. doi: 10.1155/2012/701583. Epub 2012 Sep 18.
  3. Yamamoto T, Kondo K, Misawa J, Hirai H, Nakade M, Aida J, Kondo N, Kawachi I, Hirata Y:Dental status and incident falls among older Japanese: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open  2012 Jul 31;2(4). pii: e001262. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001262. Print 2012.
  4. Saito M, Kondo N, Kondo K, Ojima T, Hirai H : Gender differences on the impacts of social exclusion on mortality among older Japanese: AGES cohort study. Social Science & Medicine  2012 Sep;75(5):940-5. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.04.006. Epub 2012 May 14.
  5. Yamamoto T, Kondo K, Hirai H, Nakade M, Aida J, Hirata Y : Association Between Self-Reported Dental Health Status and Onset of Dementia: Aichi Gerontological Evaluation Study Project 4-Year Prospective Cohort Study of Older Japanese Adults. Psychosom Med 2012 Apr;74(3):241-8. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0b013e318246dffb. Epub 2012 Mar 9.
  6. Hanibuchi T, Murata Y, Ichida Y, Hirai H, Kawachi I and Kondo K: Place-specific constructs of social capital and their possible associations to health: A Japanese case study. Social Science & Medicine  2012 Jul;75(1):225-32. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.03.017. Epub 2012 Apr 10.
  7. Hanibuchi T, Kondo K, Nakaya T, Shirai K, Hirai H, Kawachi I: Does walkable mean sociable? Neighborhood determinants of social capital among older adults in Japan. Health & Place 2012 Mar;18(2):229-39. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.09.015. Epub 2011 Oct 4.
  8. Nishi A, Kawachi I, Shirai K, Hirai H, Seungwon Jeong, Kondo K : Sex/gender and socioeconomic differences in the predictive ability of self-rated health for mortality. PLoS ONE  2012;7(1):e30179. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0030179. Epub 2012 Jan 19.
  9. Aida J, Kondo K, Hirai H, Nakade M, Yamamoto T, Hanibuchi T, Osaka K, Aubrey Sheiham, Georgios Tsakos, and Richard G. Watt : Association Between Dental Status and Incident Disability in an Older Japanese Population. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society  2012 Feb;60(2):338-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03791.x. Epub 2011 Dec 28.


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