Haas SA, Krueger PM, Rohlfsen L. Center for Population Dynamics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-3701, USA. email@example.com. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2012 Mar;67(2):238-48. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbr155. Epub 2012 Mar 5. OBJECTIVES: We examine race/ethnic and nativity differences in objective measures of physical performance (i.e., peak expiratory flow, grip strength, and gait speed)… Read More »»
Race/ethnic and nativity disparities in later life physical performance: the role of health and socioeconomic status over the life course
Ethnic disparities in disability among middle-aged and older israeli adults: the role of socioeconomic disadvantage and traumatic life events
Osman A, Walsemann KM. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA. J Aging Health. 2013 Apr;25(3):510-31. doi: 10.1177/0898264313478653. OBJECTIVE: We examined the contribution of socioeconomic disadvantage and traumatic life events to ethnic disparities in disability among Israeli adults. METHOD: We used data from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE-Israel), a… Read More »»
Forgoing physician visits because of cost: a source of health disparities for elderly people with disabilities?
OBJECTIVE: To examine disparities in having a usual source of care and forgoing physician visits because of cost between elderly people (age > or =65y) with and without disabilities after consecutively controlling for predisposing, enabling, and perceived and evaluated health need factors using the Andersen behavioral model, and to identify the determinants of such disparities.… Read More »»
Exercise training for African Americans with disabilities residing in difficult social environments.
Objective: To examine the feasibility, efficacy, and safety of a structured 12-week exercise training program for a predominantly African-American group of adults with multiple health conditions who reside in difficult social environments. Methods: A total of 37 females and 7 males (mean age, 54.1 years) participated in an exercise training regimen 3 days per week… Read More »»