[Survey of activities of daily living in non-institutionalized elderly residents].

@article{Yamakawa1994SurveyOA,
  title={[Survey of activities of daily living in non-institutionalized elderly residents].},
  author={Makoto Yamakawa and Hirotsugu Ueshima and Akira Okayama and Yoshiyuki Kita and M Tsujihashi and F Mikami and Michihiro Satoh and Akihito Nishida and Akihiko Hatano and K. Miyata},
  journal={[Nihon koshu eisei zasshi] Japanese journal of public health},
  year={1994},
  volume={41 10},
  pages={987-96}
}
To investigate the states of activities of daily living (ADLs) in the elderly, non-institutionalized residents-aged 65 and over living in Azuchi (population of approximately 12,000) were interviewed. Data was collected from 1,287 subjects (509 men and 778 women; 92.1%) for the 3 years, 1990 to 1992. Differences in difficulties with the 6 basic ADLs (BADLs) and the 7 instrumental ADLs (IADLs) were analyzed according to gender and age. For the BADLs (eating, dressing, bathing, using the toilet… CONTINUE READING

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