A preliminary validation of a nutritional risk measure for the elderly.

@article{Wolinsky1985APV,
  title={A preliminary validation of a nutritional risk measure for the elderly.},
  author={Fredric D Wolinsky and John M. Prendergast and Douglas K Miller and Rodney M. Coe and M N Ch{\'a}vez},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={53-9}
}
We used data from a two-stage random sample of 401 noninstitutionalized elderly individuals residing in 18 census tracts in south-central metropolitan St. Louis to establish the reliability and validity of a 16-item nutritional risk measure. Reliability analysis yielded a Cronbach's alpha of 0.603. Concurrent predictive validity was demonstrated by the… CONTINUE READING