[Determinant factors of functional status among the elderly].

@article{Rosa2003DeterminantFO,
  title={[Determinant factors of functional status among the elderly].},
  author={T E Rosa and Maria Helena D'Aquino Benicio and Maria do Ros{\'a}rio Dias de Oliveira Latorre and Luiz Roberto Ramos},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          40-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the impact of health-related demographic and socioeconomic factors, as well as the impact of factors associated to social activity and the subjective health evaluation on the functional status of elderly people. METHODS A cross-sectional multicentric study was conducted in a representative population sample in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, in 1989. Functional status was evaluated using a scale of activities of personal and instrumental daily living. It was studied as… CONTINUE READING

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