Variation in the impact of social network characteristics on physical functioning in elderly persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aging
  • Social Support

abstract

  • The effects of social support and social networks may vary according to the individual's gender and baseline physical capabilities. Studies of functional decline among elderly persons should not ignore this population variation in the effects of social networks.

publication date

  • September 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10542826

Additional Document Info

start page

  • S245

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 54

number

  • 5