Comparing the loss of functional independence of older adults in the U.S. and China.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Functional loss among older adults is known to follow a hierarchical sequence, but little is known about whether such sequences differ across socio-cultural contexts. The aim of this study is to construct activities of daily livings (ADL) scales for oldest-old adults in the United States and China so as to compare their functional loss sequences… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2017.10.020

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