[Predictors for the onset of different types of homeboundness among community-living older adults: two-year prospective study].

@article{Shinkai2005PredictorsFT,
  title={[Predictors for the onset of different types of homeboundness among community-living older adults: two-year prospective study].},
  author={Shoji Shinkai and Koji Fujita and Yoshinori Fujiwara and Shu Kumagai and Hidenori Amano and Hiroto Yoshida and Dou Gui Wang},
  journal={[Nihon koshu eisei zasshi] Japanese journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 10},
  pages={874-85}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about predictors for the onset of different types of homeboundness among community-living older adults. PURPOSE This 2-year prospective study examined predictors for the onset of "type 1" and "type2" homeboundness (see definitions below) among community-living older adults. METHODS Study subjects comprised all residents aged 65 years and over living in Yoita town, Niigata, Japan, who answered the baseline (2000) and follow-up (2002) surveys. Persons were defined… CONTINUE READING

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