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Change in Reports of Unmet Need For Help with ADL or Mobility Disabilities
|dc.description.abstract||Self-care (SC) and Mobility (MO) disabled older adults require the help of others to successfully complete daily tasks. Thirty percent of respondents to the 2011 NHATS survey reported unmet need for one or more SC or MO disabilities. Reports of unmet need for disabilities is associated with: Future hospitalization¹ Readmission² Emergency Department use³ Mortality⁴ Little is known about patterns of unmet need over time, especially the degree to which unmet need resolves, varies, or begins. Determination of predictors of change in unmet need status would inform the development of interventions to reduce unmet need.||en|
|dc.description.sponsorship||This work was supported by NIH grant R01AG-034160 to L.P. Sands.||en|
|dc.relation.ispartof||Gerontological Society of America conference 2015||en|
|dc.title||Change in Reports of Unmet Need For Help with ADL or Mobility Disabilities||en|
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