Self-report of difficulty in performing functional activities identifies a broad range of disability in old age.
- Published Article
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 1996
Self-report of difficulty in performing functional activities identifies older persons with physical disability not ascertained by self-report of the need for help, the measure typically used to identify disability in older populations. Further studies should evaluate the potential for self-reported difficulty in functional activities to predict important disability-related outcomes.
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