[Chronological study concerning ADL among Okinawan centenarians].

  title={[Chronological study concerning ADL among Okinawan centenarians].},
  author={Makoto Suzuki and M Akisaka and Ikuya Ashitomi and Kelvin T. Higa and Hiroyuki Nozaki},
  journal={Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics},
  volume={32 6},
Since 1976 medicobiological and sociological surveys have been carried out upon centenarians in Okinawa. Recently dementia and disability have increased among centenarians. In order to determine the statistical significance, ADL (Activities of Daily Living) scores among Okinawan centenarians were compared; 43 subjects were studied from the 1970's (1976-1980… CONTINUE READING