Nutritional status and functional capacity of community-dwelling elderly in Southern Laos.

@article{Nambooze2014NutritionalSA,
  title={Nutritional status and functional capacity of community-dwelling elderly in Southern Laos.},
  author={Joweria Nambooze and Miho Fujimura and Tsukasa Inaoka},
  journal={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          143-50
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the nutritional status and functional capacity of 144 community-dwelling elderly in three rural ethnic groups, namely, the Oy, the Brau and the Lao, of southern Laos. METHODS The Mini nutritional assessment (MNA) questionnaire and Determine Your Nutritional Health checklist were used to assess nutritional status. The Barthel Activities of Daily Living questionnaire and Lawton and Brody's Instrumental Activities of Daily Living questionnaire were… CONTINUE READING
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