地域在住高齢者における縦断的調査への不参加および途中脱落に関連する心身機能と背景因子の探索  [in Japanese] An exploratory study regarding the mental and physical functions and the background characteristics related to non-participation and dropouts in a longitudinal study of community-dwelling elderly  [in Japanese]

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Author(s)

    • 長野 真弓 Nagano Mayumi
    • 京都文教大学臨床心理学部教育福祉心理学科 Faculty of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology for Child Education and Community, Kyoto Bunkyo University
    • 畑山 知子 Hatayama Tomoko
    • 南山大学人文学部心理人間学科 Faculty of Humanities, Department of Psychology and Human Relations, Nanzan University
    • 野藤 悠 Nofuji Yu
    • 公益財団法人地域医療振興協会 Japan Association for Development of Community Medicine
    • 熊谷 秋三 Kumagai Shuzo
    • 九州大学基幹教育院,大学院人間環境学府 Faculty of Arts and Science, Graduate School of Human-Environment Studies, Kyushu University

Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to investigate the baseline characteristics related to the participation status in a longitudinal epidemiological study for the elderly. Nine hundred twenty-six self-supporting older adults lived in a local city located southwest in Japan were classified into the following 3 groups; non-participants (NP, n=170), participants for the baseline measurements (PB, n=278), and participants for both the baseline and follow-up measurements after two-years (PBF, n=478). The basic attributes including socioeconomic status, depressive symptoms, cognitive function, sleep quality, fitness, objectively- measured physical activity, habitual behavior, psychosocial characteristics and functional problems in daily life were assessed. Regarding the NP group, data were collected by questionnaire or home visits. According to the results of a multinomial logistic regression analysis adjusted for age, sex and years of education, significant odds ratios which indicate a poor status in most of the assessment items were observed in both the NP and PB groups in comparison to the PBF group. We concluded that sex (female), a higher age, fewer years of education, a cognitive function decline, depressive symptoms, a low fitness level, physical activity and daily living function, and poor psychosocial backgrounds were related to the non-participation and dropouts. These results should be considered in a longitudinal data analysis of the present study, as well as in the design setting of epidemiological studies dealing with physical activity indexes and care risk factors. Furthermore, these findings are also considered to be useful as basic data for such care prevention activities in the community.

Journal

  • Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine

    Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine 65(3), 315-326, 2016

    The Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130005151201
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN00137986
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    0039-906X
  • NDL Article ID
    027435813
  • NDL Call No.
    Z7-301
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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