Japanese Journal of Health Promotion and Physical Therapy
Online ISSN : 2187-3305
Print ISSN : 2186-3741
ISSN-L : 2186-3741
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The relation of long-term-care with walking time in community elderly residents
HIROYA MIYABARA
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2013 Volume 2 Issue 4 Pages 159-162

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Aim: The purpose of study was to examine the elderly requiring long-term-care and cutoff values in walking time over a period 5 years. Methods: Walking time was calculated with the health assessment survey in ACityin 2007.The subjects of the survey were 158 residents. This study investigated for preventive long-term care among the independence elderly and the elderly requiring mild-longTerm-Care in the same city during the period of five years. Results: Preventive long-term care-related increase for Walking time was confirmed in the longitudinal as well as cross-sectional data. In the ROC analysis, AUC (area under the curve) of Walking time in preventive long-term care showed high score 0.79. Conclusion: We found that Walking time was effective to assess preventive long-term care of community elderly residents.

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