Mobility disability in the middle-aged: cross-sectional associations in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.

@article{Melzer2005MobilityDI,
  title={Mobility disability in the middle-aged: cross-sectional associations in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.},
  author={David Melzer and Elizabeth A Gardener and Jack Guralnik},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={594-602}
}
BACKGROUND Mobility (locomotor) disability is an early marker of disability progression, health care utilisation and institutionalisation in older people. Whether mobility disability has different causes in the middle-aged has received limited attention. OBJECTIVES To examine associations of mobility disability with sociodemographic, behaviour and disease status and to contrast these with associations in older groups. DESIGN Cross-sectional interview data from the 2002 English Longitudinal… CONTINUE READING

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