Association between oral, social, and physical frailty in community-dwelling older adults

Archives of Gerontology & Geriatrics

Fecha de publicación: 16 May 2020


Autores: Sanae Hironaka, Yoshihiro Kugimiya, Yutaka Watanabe , Keiko Motokawa, Hirohiko Hirano, Hisashi Kawai, Takeshi Kera, et al.

Background: Oral frailty (OF) has been shown to be a predictor of disability. Therefore, it is important to be able to identify factors associated with OF in order to prevent long-term dependence. The purpose of this study was to clarify the relationships between OF, social frailty (SF), and physical frailty (PF) in community-dwelling older adults, with the overarching aim of informing the future development of effective measures to prevent frailty.

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