Functional status and self-rated health in 2,262 nonagenarians: the Danish 1905 Cohort Survey.

@article{Nybo2001FunctionalSA,
  title={Functional status and self-rated health in 2,262 nonagenarians: the Danish 1905 Cohort Survey.},
  author={Hanne Nybo and David Gaist and Bernard Le Jeune and Matt McGue and James W. Vaupel and Kaare Christensen},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={601-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the functional capacity and self-rated health of a large cohort of nonagenarians. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey of all Danes born in 1905 (92-93 years of age), carried out August to October 1998. SETTING Participants' homes. PARTICIPANTS Two thousand two hundred and sixty-two nonagenarians, corresponding to a participation rate of 63% (of these, 20% participated by proxy). MEASUREMENTS Activities of daily living (ADLs) and self-rated health were assessed by… CONTINUE READING

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