Individual and Neighborhood Factors Associated With Functional Mobility and Falls in Elderly Residents of São Paulo, Brazil: A Multilevel Analysis.

@article{Nascimento2018IndividualAN,
  title={Individual and Neighborhood Factors Associated With Functional Mobility and Falls in Elderly Residents of S{\~a}o Paulo, Brazil: A Multilevel Analysis.},
  author={Carla Ferreira do Nascimento and Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte and Maria L{\'u}cia Lebr{\~a}o and Alexandre D P Chiavegatto Filho},
  journal={Journal of aging and health},
  year={2018},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={
          118-139
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To identify socioeconomic and contextual factors associated with functional mobility and falls in elderly residents of São Paulo, Brazil. METHOD We used data from the Health, Well-Being, and Aging ( Saúde, Bem-estare Envelhecimento [SABE]) Study. The dependent variables were falling in the last year and functional mobility impairment. Individual (marital status, race, education, and perception of income sufficiency) and contextual (green area and violence) factors were analyzed by… CONTINUE READING
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