Functional ability of community dwelling elderly. Criterion-related validity of a new measure of functional ability.
Criterion-related validity of a new measure of functional ability was conducted according to a causal model based on conceptual models employed in the area of rehabilitative and geriatric medicine.
The criteria variables included concurrent diagnosed diseases, global self-rated health, drug consumption and general practitioner (GP) consultations.
The measure of functional ability was developed with the intention of achieving a high degree of discrimination among a group of community dwelling elderly.
Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Homme, Epidémiologie, Aptitude, Etude statistique, Santé, Autonomie, aptitude fonctionnelle, Modèle
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Human, Epidemiology, Ability, Statistical study, Health, Autonomy, Models
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Cote : 93-0091886
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.