Analysis of change in self-reported physical function among older persons in four population studies.

@article{Beckett1996AnalysisOC,
  title={Analysis of change in self-reported physical function among older persons in four population studies.},
  author={Laurel A Beckett and Dwight B. Brock and Jon H. Lemke and Carlos F. Mendes de Leon and Jack M. Guralnik and Gerda G. Fillenbaum and Laurence G. Branch and Terrie Wetle and Deborah A. Evans},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={143 8},
  pages={
          766-78
        }
}
Change in self-reported physical function was examined using baseline and 5 years of follow-up data between 1982 and 1991 from the four Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly studies. In East Boston, Massachusetts (n = 3,809), Iowa and Washington Counties, Iowa (n = 3,673), New Haven, Connecticut (n = 2,812), and North Carolina (n = 4,163), noninstitutionalized persons aged 65 years and older were asked a series of questions to assess their physical function: a… CONTINUE READING

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