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Quality of life, functional impairment and social factors as determinants of nutritional status in older adults: the VERISAÚDE study
[Abstract] Background & aims. Malnutrition is an important and growing health problem in elderly people. The main aim of this research was to examine the relationship between socio-demographic factors, social resources, ...
Health determinants of nutritional status in community-dwelling older population: the VERISAÚDE study
[Abstract] Objective Malnutrition is a common and relevant syndrome in elderly people due to its influence on quality of life. The main aim of the present study was to identify health determinants of malnutrition or risk ...
Social factors and quality of life aspects on frailty syndrome in community-dwelling older adults: the VERISAÚDE study
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-07)
[Abstract] Background. Frailty is a multidimensional clinical geriatric syndrome that may be reversed in its early stages. Most studies have paid attention to its physical or phenotypic boundaries, however, little is ...
Effects of degree of urbanization and lifetime longest-held occupation on cognitive impairment prevalence in an older spanish population
[Abstract] Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of cognitive impairment in rural and urban elderly populations and to examine the relationship between lifetime occupation and general cognitive performance. A cross-sectional ...