Disparities in ADL and IADL disabilities among elders of Hispanic subgroups in the United States: results from the National Health Interview Survey 2001-2003.

@article{Coustasse2009DisparitiesIA,
  title={Disparities in ADL and IADL disabilities among elders of Hispanic subgroups in the United States: results from the National Health Interview Survey 2001-2003.},
  author={Alberto Coustasse and Sejong Bae and Cody Arvidson and Karan P. Singh and Fernando Mancillas Trevi{\~n}o},
  journal={Hospital topics},
  year={2009},
  volume={87 1},
  pages={
          15-23
        }
}
  • Alberto Coustasse, Sejong Bae, +2 authors Fernando Mancillas Treviño
  • Published in Hospital topics 2009
  • Medicine
  • The authors compared disability and functional limitation among elder Hispanic subgroups by using data from the 2001-2003 National Health Interview Survey (National Center for Health Statistics 2008a). The authors applied chi-square analysis for bivariate comparisons and used multiple logistic regression analyses for making comparisons, estimating odds ratios, and predicting disabilities. Results revealed a 21.4% rate of disability of any type in Hispanics. Puerto Ricans reported the highest… CONTINUE READING

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