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dc.contributor.authorCarlucio da Silva, Fernanda Borges
dc.contributor.authorFilipini, Rosangela
dc.contributor.authorGuarnieri, Ana Paula
dc.contributor.authorVieira, Nathalia Grangeiro
dc.contributor.authorBonvini, Andrea
dc.contributor.authorAguiar Alves, Beatriz da Costa
dc.contributor.authorAzzalis, Ligia Ajaime [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.authorJunqueira, Virginia [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.authorAffonso Fonseca, Fernando Luiz [UNIFESP]
dc.identifier.citationJournal Of Clinical Gerontology & Geriatrics. Taipei, v. 7, n. 3, p. 93-98, 2016.
dc.description.abstractBackground/Purpose: The world has gradually been turning eyes to the elderly population due to the increased life expectancy. This study aimed to trace the sociodemographic profile and to analyze health conditions among elderly individuals. Methods: A transversal retrospective study was performed. Data were obtained using an administered questionnaire on sociodemographic and clinical features, diseases reported by the studied population, daily activities, and laboratory test results gathered from patients' medical records. Results: In this study, 66.2% of the total patients were femaleen
dc.description.abstract74% had 4 years of primary education with a family income of up to three Brazilian minimum wagesen
dc.description.abstract64.6% were retireden
dc.description.abstract27.8% had one or more morbidities. As much as 33.4% of the patients showed no difficulty in performing daily activities. Conclusion: Understanding the profile of the senior population is of utmost importance so that public health programs may be carried out to meet the needs of these individuals. Copyright (C) 2016, Asia Pacific League of Clinical Gerontology & Geriatrics. Published by Elsevier Taiwan LLC. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (
dc.publisherElsevier Taiwan
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dc.subjecthealth conditionsen
dc.subjectsociodemographic profileen
dc.titleSociodemographic profile and health condition of elderly patients attended at a community primary health centeren
dc.description.affiliationFac Med ABC, Dept Enfermagem & Nutr, Santo Andre, SP, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUniv Fed Sao Paulo, Inst Ciencias Ambientais Quim & Farmaceut, Diadema, SP, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifespUniv Fed Sao Paulo, Inst Ciencias Ambientais Quim & Farmaceut, Diadema, SP, Brazil
dc.description.sourceWeb of Science

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