BADLs


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BADLs

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The functional disability for the BADLs was associated with greater age, a greater number of comorbidities and the indicative of depression.
(1,10,20) As for the dependence on the BADL, similar results were obtained in researches carried out in Rio Grande do Sul (1) and Joao Pessoa (20) since the findings related to the IADL are divergent of the survey conducted in Goiania, with 14.9% of the elderly totally dependent and 45.7% needing partial help.
The association of age, morbidities, and indicative of depression with a functional disability for BADL is similar to a national finding.
of bothersome symptoms 0.29 *** 0.02 0.26 0.33 Functional status Cognitive (MMSE) -0.04 0.01 -0.07 -0.02 BADL (self + proxy) -0.23 *** 0.03 -0.29 -0.17 Physical health (SF12 PCS) -0.06 *** 0.00 -0.07 -0.05 Social support MOS social support -0.70 *** 0.06 -0.81 -0.59 Emotional informational MOS social support tangible -0.76 *** 0.06 -0.88 -0.64 MOS social support affectionate -0.62 *** 0.05 -0.72 -0.52 MOS social support positive -0.65 *** 0.05 -0.75 -0.55 Resource use prior to start of LTSS Hospice Yes (reference) No -1.07 * 0.44 -1.98 -0.15 No.
Major Finding: Compared with patients who stopped taking donepezil, those who continued the drug scored better by 1.9 points on the SMMSE and by is 3.0 points on the BADLS.
Phase 3: Following the final modifications to the BADLS in Phase 2, 59 carers and sufferers were seen.
The BADLS has a minimum possible score of 0 (totally independent) and a maximum score of 60 (totally dependent).
Variables evaluated were gender; age group; marital status; housing scheme; schooling; monthly individual income; functional capacity in BADL and IADL; morbidities; and QoL.
Regarding the relationship of functional disability in BADL, it was not possible to verify its association with overweight, since only seven elderly (1.2%) had this condition.
Older women spent more time than younger women (12.3% versus 5.7%, p [less than] 0.0001) engaged in BADLs and more time performing IADLs (13.2% versus 6.4%, p = 0.001) than did younger women.
In our younger subjects, there were no sex differences in time spent performing IADLs or BADLs, suggesting that as this cohort ages there may be no differences between men and women at these levels.
scale (14), with information about performing the basic activities of daily living (BADL) such as controlling sphincters, bathing, feeding, lying down and getting out of bed, going to the restroom and dressing up.