Gender differences in disability and lifestyle among community-dwelling elderly stroke patients in Kitakyushu, Japan.

@article{Hachisuka1998GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in disability and lifestyle among community-dwelling elderly stroke patients in Kitakyushu, Japan.},
  author={Kenji Hachisuka and Yukako Tsutsui and Kazunari Furusawa and Hajime Ogata},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1998},
  volume={79 8},
  pages={998-1002}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether there were differences in lifestyle and performance of activities of daily living (ADL) between men and women in a population of elderly stroke patients. DESIGN Case-comparison study. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixty-eight men and 34 women who were elderly stroke patients living in the community with a spouse or family members were evaluated with the self-rating Barthel Index (SRBI), Frenchay Activities Index (FAI), Stroke Impairment Assessment Set (SIAS), Functional… CONTINUE READING
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