Factors impacting the household and recreation participation of older adults living in the community

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Abstract

To identify demographic, physical and psychosocial determinants associated with participation in daily activities of community-dwelling older adults. Methods: A cross-sectional design of older adults (=70 years) from Victoria, Australia, residing in their homes was drawn from a convenience sample. The outcomes were recent participation in household and recreational activities as measured by the Phone-FITT. Explanatory variables included demographics, physical and mental health functioning (Short Form-12 version 2, Geriatric Depression Scale 15). Associations were analyzed through linear regression.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56 - 63
Number of pages8
JournalDisability and Rehabilitation
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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