Prevalence of disability in a composite ≥75 year-old population in Spain: A screening survey based on the International Classification of Functioning

@inproceedings{ViruesOrtega2011PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of disability in a composite ≥75 year-old population in Spain: A screening survey based on the International Classification of Functioning},
  author={Javier Virues-Ortega and J{\'e}sus de Pedro-Cuesta and Manuel Seijo-Mart{\'i}nez and Pedro Saz and Fernando S{\'a}nchez-S{\'a}nchez and Fermina Rojo-P{\'e}rez and Fernanda Rodr{\'i}guez and Raimundo Mateos and Pablo Mart{\'i}nez-Mart{\'i}n and Ignacio Mah{\'i}llo and Jordi Gasc{\'o}n-Bayarri and Josep Garre-Olmo and Francisco J. Garc{\'i}a and G Fernandez-mayoralas and F. Bermejo-Pareja and Alberto Bergareche and Javier Almaz{\'a}n-Isla and Jos{\'e} Luis del Barrio},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence and predictors of functional status and disability of elderly people have been studied in several European countries including Spain. However, there has been no population-based study incorporating the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework as the basis for assessing disability. The present study reports prevalence rates for mild, moderate, and severe/extreme disability by the domains of activities and participation of the… CONTINUE READING