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Socioeconomic status, non-communicable disease risk factors, and walking speed in older adults: multi-cohort population based study

Published inBMJ (Clinical Research Edition), vol. 360, k1046
Publication date2018
Abstract

To assess the association of low socioeconomic status and risk factors for non-communicable diseases (diabetes, high alcohol intake, high blood pressure, obesity, physical inactivity, smoking) with loss of physical functioning at older ages.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Aging/physiology
  • Alcoholism/epidemiology
  • Diabetes Mellitus/epidemiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypertension/epidemiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity/epidemiology
  • Risk Factors
  • Sedentary Behavior
  • Smoking/epidemiology
  • Social Class
  • Walking Speed
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STRINGHINI, Silvia et al. Socioeconomic status, non-communicable disease risk factors, and walking speed in older adults: multi-cohort population based study. In: BMJ (Clinical Research Edition), 2018, vol. 360, p. k1046. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k1046
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