Tiredness in daily activities: a subjective measure for the identification of frailty among non-disabled community-living older adults.

@article{SchultzLarsen2007TirednessID,
  title={Tiredness in daily activities: a subjective measure for the identification of frailty among non-disabled community-living older adults.},
  author={Kirsten Schultz-Larsen and Kirsten Avlund},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={83-93}
}
The objective of this study was to determine whether the responses to questions about tiredness in daily activities is an early subjective sign of frailty indicating older community-living adults at increased risk for disability and mortality. Tiredness in daily activities as measured by the Mob-T Scale, maximal power in sustained work, and comorbid diseases were assessed together with sociodemographic variables in a sample of 705 non-disabled, 70-year old men and women surveyed in 1984. Vital… CONTINUE READING

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