Functional transitions and active life expectancy for older Japanese living in a community.

@article{Ishizaki2002FunctionalTA,
  title={Functional transitions and active life expectancy for older Japanese living in a community.},
  author={Tatsuro Ishizaki and Ichiro Kai and Yasuki Kobayashi and Yuichi Imanaka},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={107-20}
}
We examined functional transitions in both the activities of daily living (ADL), and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), over a 1-year interval among older Japanese living in a community, then estimated their physically active life expectancy (PALE) and instrumentally active life expectancy (IALE). In 1992, all residents aged 65 or older who lived in Saku City, Nagano, Japan, were followed-up over the 1-year interval. A self-administrated questionnaire, which involved age, sex, five… CONTINUE READING

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