Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2021 Sep-Oct;96:104465. Epub 2021 Jun 24.
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Informatics and Public Health, Tohoku University School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, 2-1, Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8575, Japan.
Background And Objective: Although it has been well known that volunteering is associated with a significantly decreased risk of incident disability among older people, it remains unanswered which subgroups of older people the above association is most remarkable. We aimed to identify such subgroups by conducting subgroup analyses for age, sex, chronic medical condition, and socio-demographic factors.
Methods: Participants were 826 Japanese community-dwelling people aged ≥70 years who lived in Tsurugaya, Sendai. Read More