Relationship of clinic-based gait speed measurement to limitations in community-based activities in older adults.

OBJECTIVE To examine the ability of clinic-based assessments of gait speed to capture limitations in a broad range of home- and community-based activities. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Community-based aging cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Community-residing subjects (N=655; 61% women; age ≥70y; mean, 80.4y). INTERVENTIONS None. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING