The relationship of body mass index and the functional status of community-dwelling female older people admitting to a geriatric outpatient clinic


Bahat G., Tufan A., Aydın Y., Tufan F., BAHAT Z. , Akpinar T. S. , ...Daha Fazla

AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, cilt.27, sa.3, ss.303-308, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s40520-014-0291-2
  • Dergi Adı: AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.303-308

Özet

Objectives The relationship of body mass index (BMI) with functional status differs in diversified geriatric population and various settings. In this study, we aimed to investigate whether BMI is related to functional status independent of age, nutritional status, multimorbidity, and polypharmacy in a group of Turkish community-dwelling female elderly.