The relationship of body mass index and the functional status of community-dwelling female older people admitting to a geriatric outpatient clinic


Bahat G., Tufan A. , Aydın Y., Tufan F., BAHAT Z., Akpinar T. S. , ...More

AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, vol.27, no.3, pp.303-308, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s40520-014-0291-2
  • Title of Journal : AGING CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.303-308

Abstract

Objectives The relationship of body mass index (BMI) with functional status differs in diversified geriatric population and various settings. In this study, we aimed to investigate whether BMI is related to functional status independent of age, nutritional status, multimorbidity, and polypharmacy in a group of Turkish community-dwelling female elderly.