EPESEEstablished Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly
EPESEEnergy Planning, Energy Saving, Environmental Education (international conference)
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The response rate was 83%, which was equal to or better than that of the other EPESE surveys (East Boston, New Haven, the Piedmont region of North Carolina and rural Iowa).
El estudio EPESE (Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly) hispano es el mas nuevo de los estudios EPESE en los Estados Unidos; el fue fundado en 1992 con el apoyo del Instituto Nacional del Envejecimiento, mientras, los otros EPESE empezaron desde los anos 1980 en el este de Boston, en New Haven, en Carolina del Norte y en el area rural de Iowa, e incluian adultos mayores de raza blanca y negra (11).
The validity of the SPPB was established as part of the EPESE.
Social networks and disability transitions across eight intervals of early data in the New Haven EPESE.
In another study using data from the Hispanic EPESE, Reyes-Ortiz and colleagues showed that frequent church attendance (at least once or twice a month) was an independent predictor of lower fear of falling; its effect remained after adjusting for sociodemographics, objective lower body performance, history of falls, cognitive status, functional status, depressive symptoms, and chronic conditions.
Test of item-response bias in the CES-D scale: Experience from the New Haven EPESE Study.
In a random sample of 200 senior citizens from the New Haven, Connecticut, EPESE cohort of 2,182 elderly individuals, researchers found that 47 (24 percent) had 86 police encounters over a 7-year period (1985 to 1991).
Depression and risk of coronary heart disease in elderly men and women: New Haven EPESE, 1982-1991.
Correlates of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication Usage Among Older Mexican Americans: The Hispanic EPESE Study.
Para la determinacion de las limitaciones funcionales se utilizaron cinco variables indicadoras, el tiempo de movilizacion desde estar acostado en posicion supina en una cama hasta ponerse horizontalmente de pie, la escala MOS en la que el individuo realiza un autoreporte de su funcionamiento fisico, otra escala de autoreporte sobre actividades comunes, un instrumento con cinco preguntas dicotomicas acerca de la dificultad de realizar las actividades instrumentales de la vida diaria y de tres a seis itemes de Rosow-Breslau modificados por EPESE, sobre las actividades avanzadas de la vida diaria.
In the present study we distinguished dementia from cognitive impairment and intact cognition in a subsample of Duke EPESE participants to examine medication use in these groups.