The relationship of self-rated vision and hearing to functional status and well-being among seniors 70 years and older.

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PURPOSE To describe the relationship between self-reported visual and hearing impairment and an index of global functional status among seniors age 70 years or older. METHODS A total of 7,320 United States community-dwelling persons aged 70 years or older participating in the 1993 Assets and Health Dynamics of the Oldest Old Survey (AHEAD) completed… (More)

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