Poster Session  |   November 2018
Risk Factors for Disability Progression Among Mexican-American Older Adults
Author Affiliations
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Risk Factors for Disability Progression Among Mexican-American Older Adults
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510193p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6014
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510193p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6014
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

Hispanic adults demonstrated significant disability progression from 2006 to 2009. Characteristics independently associated with disability progression included dementia, hypertension, sex, and older age. Findings can inform clinical decision making and future research directions in aging studies.

Primary Author and Speaker: Ickpyo Hong

Additional Authors and Speakers: Addie Middleton, Timothy A. Reistetter