Comparing reports from hip-fracture patients and their proxies: implications on evaluating sex differences in disability and depressive symptoms.

@article{Shardell2012ComparingRF,
  title={Comparing reports from hip-fracture patients and their proxies: implications on evaluating sex differences in disability and depressive symptoms.},
  author={Michelle D Shardell and Dawn E. Alley and Ram Ron Miller and Gregory Evan Hicks and Jay S. Magaziner},
  journal={Journal of aging and health},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          367-83
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study compared sex differences in disability and depressive symptoms using reports from hip fracture patients and their proxies. METHOD Hip fracture patients (49 men, 183 women) aged ≥65 years and proxies were interviewed 1 year postfracture. Outcomes were Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression (CES-D) and number of dependencies in performing activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living. RESULTS Mean ADL sex differences (men minus women) were… CONTINUE READING