Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute. Center for Research on Aging. Improvement and Deterioration in Physical Functioning among Israelis Aged 60 and over. Jenny Brodsky, Tal Spalter , Yitschak Shnoor October 17, 2012. Outline. Background Study Purpose and Hypothesis Method of Analysis
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Center for Research on Aging
Improvement and Deterioration in Physical Functioning among Israelis Aged 60 and over
Jenny Brodsky, Tal Spalter, Yitschak Shnoor
October 17, 2012
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Source: WHO 84576
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IOM - Institute of Medicine report Disability in America (Pope and Tarlov 1991)
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1Standardized coefficients-b; positive=improvement & negative=deterioration
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