TITLE

Determinants of self-rated health in old age: A population-based, cross-sectional study using the International Classification of Functioning

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p670
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to factors associated with self-rated health (SRH) in older people of Iceland. It states that 185 people aged 65-88 years were randomly selected and association with SRH were analyzed with logistic regression. It mentions that SRH was highly associated with functioning, disability and health (ICF). It highlights that depressive symptoms, physical capacity and physical activity are of particular interest for intervention.
ACCESSION #
66596509

 

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