Walking devices used by community-dwelling elderly: Proportion, types, and associated factors

@inproceedings{Suwannarat2015WalkingDU,
  title={Walking devices used by community-dwelling elderly: Proportion, types, and associated factors},
  author={Patcharawan Suwannarat and Thiwabhorn Thaweewannakij and Supapon Kaewsanmung and Lugkana Mato and Sugalya Amatachaya},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract Background Advancing age is likely to increase the requirement for walking devices. However, the existing evidence mostly involves all types of external devices used from participants in developed countries with or without medical problems. The findings may be different from the data on the use of walking devices exclusively, particularly for the elderly who live in a rural community of a developing country. Objective This study explored the proportion, types, and factors associated… CONTINUE READING
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