Walking difficulty, walking speed, and age as predictors of self-rated health: the women's health and aging study.

@article{Jylh2001WalkingDW,
  title={Walking difficulty, walking speed, and age as predictors of self-rated health: the women's health and aging study.},
  author={Marja Jylh{\"a} and Jack Guralnik and J. Balfour and Linda P. Fried},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={M609-17}
}
BACKGROUND Older persons reporting disability are more likely to report poor self-rated health, but little work has been done to assess the independent relationships of reported walking difficulty and measured walking performance with self-rated health. This study examines the associations of walking difficulty, walking speed, and age with self-rated health in older women. METHODS The data are from the baseline of the Women's Health and Aging Study. Difficulty walking one quarter mile was… CONTINUE READING
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