Impact of physical frailty on disability in community-dwelling older adults: a prospective cohort study

@inproceedings{Makizako2015ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of physical frailty on disability in community-dwelling older adults: a prospective cohort study},
  author={Hyuma Makizako and Hiroyuki Shimada and Takehiko Doi and Kota Tsutsumimoto and Takao K Suzuki},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between physical frailty and risk of disability, and to identify the component(s) of frailty with the most impact on disability in community-dwelling older adults. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A Japanese community. PARTICIPANTS 4341 older adults aged ≥65 living in the community participated in a baseline assessment from 2011 to 2012 and were followed for 2 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Care-needs certification in the national long-term… CONTINUE READING
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