Social network and health-related quality of life in older adults: A population-based study in Spain

@article{Garca2004SocialNA,
  title={Social network and health-related quality of life in older adults: A population-based study in Spain},
  author={E L{\'o}pez Garc{\'i}a and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Banegas and Auxiliadora Graciani P{\'e}rez-Regadera and Ray Cabrera and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez‐Artalejo},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={511-520}
}
This study examined the association between social network and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in older adults and compared this against the association between HRQL and a disabling disease such as osteoarthritis. A cross-sectional survey was done on 3600 subjects representative of the Spanish non-institutionalised population aged 60 years and over. Data were collected through home-based personal interview and physical examination. HRQL was measured with the SF-36 health questionnaire… Expand
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