12-03: The impact of socioeconomic status in childhood on physical capability in adulthood

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12-03: The impact of socioeconomic status in childhood on physical capability in adulthood

Summary

With age, grip strength, walking speed, time to rise from a chair and standing balance performance deteriorate. These objective measures of physical capability levels provide an indication of current health and are associated with subsequent health outcomes in older people.

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Publication Date: March 1, 2012