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The SF-36: a simple, effective measure of mobility-disability for epidemiological studies.

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BACKGROUND: Mobility disability is a major problem in older people. Numerous scales exist for the measurement of disability but often these do not permit comparisons between study groups. The physical functioning (PF) domain of the established and widely used Short Form-36 (SF-36) questionnaire asks about limitations on ten mobility activities. OBJECTIVES: To describe prevalence of mobility disability in an elderly population, investigate the validity of the SF-36 PF score as a measure of mob...

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10.1007/s12603-009-0010-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
The journal of nutrition, health and aging
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
57-62
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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EISSN:
1760-4788
ISSN:
1279-7707
URN:
uuid:bf21361c-ac80-4706-8aef-23f080856372
Source identifiers:
125533
Local pid:
pubs:125533

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