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2020, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part A

A study of common age-associated disorders; among urban elderly


Author(s): A Matin, Dr. Md. Rahmatullah and GM Ansari

Abstract: With advancing age, there is decreased vitality and increased vulnerability to common in elderly. The present study was undertaken with the objective of examined common age-associated disorders relation to covariates such as food habit, life style, family history, nutritional status, etc. The study was randomly sample survey of 1192 urban elderly (60+) age group residing in Darbhanga (North Bihar). Results showed 1) nutritional status was found inactive with regards to physical activity showed higher prevalence of all four classes of senile dysfunction. 2) Sedentary life style seemed to be conductive for raised incidence of hypertension, diabetes, obesity, gouty arthritis. 3) Family history of obesity appeared more pronounced among females. 4) Male showed higher degree of family history in respect of diabetes followed by hypertension.

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A Matin, Dr. Md. Rahmatullah, GM Ansari. A study of common age-associated disorders; among urban elderly. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2020;2(4):01-05.
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