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Conditions of the elderly like sarcopenia, locomotive syndrome, and frailty have been attracting attention recently. However, the relationship of these 3 conditions and the difference in the magnitude of influence each has on deterioration in health status remain unclear. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and relationship of sarcopenia, locomotive syndrome, and frailty, and to clarify their influence on the dropout from cohort study due to deterioration in health status.
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Name: Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
Relapse rates for psychosocial substance use disorder (SUD) treatments are high, and dropout is a robust predictor of relapse. This study aimed to estimate average dropout rates of in-person psychosoc...
With increasing importance, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has become a crucial outcome measure of cardiac surgery. The aim of this study was to assess the dynamics of HRQoL change within 1...
The family environment can influence offspring diet and weight status. Obesity is a pro-inflammatory state, which is associated with the dietary inflammatory index (DII®). Predictors of the DII in ch...
Quality of life is a multidimensional, sophisticated, comprehensive and abstract concept that reflects life conditions, health and social welfare status, perception of life and psychology of individua...
Periodontitis has been associated with diabetes and poor health. While clear associations have been identified for the diabetes-oral health link, less is known about the implications of poor oral heal...
Chronic pain concernes one in four adults in Belgium. Because of the psychological and social repercussions, a biopsychosocial approach is necessary in order to improve the quality of life...
The NASCITA study (NAscere e creSCere in ITAlia) was created to improve the understanding of the health status of Italian children early on and how it is affected by social and health dete...
The purpose of the study is to compare the ability of physicians and a statistical index (the Rothman score) to predict clinical deterioration over the next 24 hours. Clinical deterioratio...
To examine the role of isolated systolic hypertension and other predictors of all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality in elderly Blacks and whites of the Charleston Heart Study coho...
Ethiopia is one of the high burden Tuberculosis countries and Tuberculosis is still the leading cause of mortality due to communicable diseases in the country. Nutritional status is one of...
Variation in health status arising from different causal factors to which each birth cohort in a population is exposed as environment and society change.
Longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7-12 in the United States during the 1994-95 school year. The Add Health cohort has been followed into young adulthood. (from http://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/addhealth accessed 08/2012)
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)