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Título: Characterization of the functional capacity of the elderly effects of age and health status
Autor: Calha, António
Palavras-chave: aging
functional capacity
subjective health status
active aging
quality of life
Data: 2014
Editora: Revista Saúde Pública
Resumo: Limitations in performing activities of daily living is one of the main constraints that hinder the effectiveness of policies to promote active aging. Several researches have revealed the existence of a relationship between aging with physical changes and loss of functional capacity. In this paper we seek to characterize the functional capacity of the Portuguese elderly using two indexes. On one hand, IDLA, index of daily living activities, (ranging from 0, minimum level of functional disability, to 5, maximum level) on the performance of five tasks: dressing, bathing, eating; walking across a room, getting out of bed. On the other hand, IDLIA (index of daily living instrumental activities) comprising five tasks: making telephone calls, taking medications, managing money, shopping and preparing meals.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.26/6654
ISSN: 0034-8910
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