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Objective: to evaluate alcohol consumption/dependence and resilience in older adults with high blood pressure and to analyze the factors associated with these variables. Method: a descriptive, cross-sectional, quantitative study developed with 300 older adult patients with high blood pressure from...

Author(s)
Dullius, A. A. dos S.; Fava, S. M. C. L.; Ribeiro, P. M.; Terra, F. de S.
Publisher
Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto de la Universidad de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Citation
Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 2018, 26, pp e3024
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Physical activity in later years of life is not only essential to healthy aging and independent functioning, but it also helps prevent chronic diseases. We aimed this cross-sectional study to assess the prevalence of physical activity and associated factors among rural elderly Thais. We conducted...

Author(s)
Ethisan, P.; Somrongthong, R.; Ahmed, J.; Ramesh Kumar; Chapman, R. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 2017, 8, 2, pp 71-76
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Objective: This study aimed to examine perceptions of shopping difficulty, and the relationships with satisfaction with state of health and meals, physical condition, food diversity and health behavior in older people living alone in Japan. Design: A cross-sectional, multilevel survey was designed. ...

Author(s)
Ishikawa, M.; Yokoyama, T.; Takemi, Y.; Fukuda, Y.; Nakaya, T.; Kusama, K.; Yoshiike, N.; Nozue, M.; Yoshiba, K.; Murayama, N.
Publisher
Springer, Paris, France
Citation
Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 2017, 21, 5, pp 514-520
Abstract

Background: Childhood obesity is associated with increased risk of long-term health consequences. Despite the wealth of research, prevalence rates are still high, particularly among lower-income groups. Little is known about variations in risk of overweight/obesity across income gradients and the...

Author(s)
Schuler, B. R.; O'Reilly, N.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Childhood Obesity, 2017, 13, 6, pp 479-489
Abstract

This study aims to investigate whether the frequency of neighbourhood walks (both for recreation and for transport) is associated with various indicators of demographic and socio-economic position, indicators of self-reported physical activity and perceived health status. We compare the findings...

Author(s)
Nordh, H.; Vistad, O. I.; Skår, M.; Wold, L. C.; Bærum, K. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 20, pp 60-66
Abstract

Background and Objectives: Health is an important component of active old age, and an old age without disabilities, and along with physical and mental health and active participation in social activities can be known as successful old age. Economic, social, and psychological components as well as...

Author(s)
Heidari, S.; Gholizadeh, L. M.; Asadolahi, F.; Abedini, Z.
Publisher
Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
Citation
Qom University of Medical Sciences Journal, 2013, 7, 4, pp Pe71-Pe80, En10
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OBJECTIVE: To probe into old people's health-promoting lifestyle and self-rated health and explore their correlation. METHODS: 530 community elderly people in Jingmen were interviewed by distributing scales of health-promoting lifestyle and self-rated health measurement, whose result was described...

Author(s)
Wang ShengFeng; Qi YuMei
Publisher
Magazine House of Modern Preventive Medicine, Chengdu, China
Citation
Modern Preventive Medicine, 2012, 39, 21, pp 5574-5576
Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to examine the relationships between eating together and subjective health, frailty, food behaviors, food accessibility, food production, meal preparation, alcohol intake, socioeconomic factors and geography among older Japanese people who live alone. Design: A...

Author(s)
Ishikawa, M.; Takemi, Y.; Yokoyama, T.; Kusama, K.; Fukuda, Y.; Nakaya, T.; Nozue, M.; Yoshiike, N.; Yoshiba, K.; Hayashi, F.; Murayama, N.
Publisher
Springer, Paris, France
Citation
Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 2017, 21, 6, pp 662-672
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine whether exercise can reduce the odds of depression in a representative community-resident sample aged 60 years and older (N=6963) from the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Data on type and frequency of physical activity, depression,...

Author(s)
Blay, S. L.; Landerman, L. R.; Fillenbaum, G. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2016, 64, 9, pp e42-e44
Abstract

Introduction. It is estimated that tobacco use kills more than 5 million people annually; it is the leading cause of preventable deaths. Recent public health interventions have likely contributed to a steady decline in rates of smoking over the past decade. Nevertheless, innovative and...

Author(s)
Gauthier, A. P.; Snelling, S. J.; King, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Health Promotion Practice, 2012, 13, 3, pp 395-403

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