Living alone, receiving help, helplessness, and inactivity are strongly related to risk of undernutrition among older home-dwelling people

@inproceedings{Tomstad2012LivingAR,
  title={Living alone, receiving help, helplessness, and inactivity are strongly related to risk of undernutrition among older home-dwelling people},
  author={Solveig Tomstad and Ulrika S{\"o}derhamn and Geir Arild Espnes and Olle S{\"o}derhamn},
  booktitle={International journal of general medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Being at risk of undernutrition is a global problem among older people. Undernutrition can be considered inadequate nutritional status, characterized by insufficient food intake and weight loss. There is a lack of Norwegian studies focusing on being at risk of undernutrition and self-care ability, sense of coherence, and health-related issues among older home-dwelling people. AIM To describe the prevalence of being at risk of undernutrition among a group of older home-dwelling… CONTINUE READING
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