Losing the Ability in Activities of Daily Living in the Oldest Old: A Hierarchic Disability Scale from the Newcastle 85+ Study

@inproceedings{Kingston2012LosingTA,
  title={Losing the Ability in Activities of Daily Living in the Oldest Old: A Hierarchic Disability Scale from the Newcastle 85+ Study},
  author={Andrew Kingston and Joanna C. Collerton and Karen Davies and John Bond and Louise Robinson and Carol Jagger},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the order in which 85 year olds develop difficulty in performing a wide range of daily activities covering basic personal care, household care and mobility. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from a cohort study. SETTING Newcastle upon Tyne and North Tyneside, UK. PARTICIPANTS Individuals born in 1921, registered with participating general practices. MEASUREMENTS Detailed health assessment including 17 activities of daily living related to basic… CONTINUE READING
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