Prevalence and correlates of physical disability and functional limitation among community dwelling older people in rural Malaysia, a middle income country.

Hairi, N.N.; Bulgiba, A.; Cumming, R.G.; Naganathan, V.; Mudla, I. (2010) Prevalence and correlates of physical disability and functional limitation among community dwelling older people in rural Malaysia, a middle income country. BMC Public Health, 10. p. 492.

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Abstract

The prevalence of physical disability and functional limitation among older Malaysians appears to be much higher than in developed countries but is comparable to developing countries. Associations with socio-demographic and other health related variables were consistent with other studies.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Hairi, N.N.
  2. Bulgiba, A.
  3. Cumming, R.G.
  4. Naganathan, V.
  5. Mudla, I.
Journal or Publication Title: BMC Public Health
Additional Information: Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia. noran@um.edu.my
Uncontrolled Keywords: Activities of Daily Living; Aged; Cross-Sectional Studies
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 19 May 2011 10:31
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2013 16:40
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1270

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