Predictors for Change in Disability in Community-Dwelling Elders

  title={Predictors for Change in Disability in Community-Dwelling Elders},
  author={Hee-Young Shin and Il-seon Shin and Jae-Min Kim and Sung-Wan Kim and Su-jin Yang and Jin-sang Yoon},
Objectives:This study aimed to identify the predictors for change in disability measured by the Korean version of World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II (WHODAS II-K) in community-dwelling elderly population. Methods:Of 1204 community participants aged 65 years or over, 717 were reevaluated by WHODAS II-K 2 years later. At baseline, information on demographic characteristics (age, gender, living area, marital status, and religion), socioeconomic status (education, type of… CONTINUE READING