Validation of Katz index of independence in activities of daily living in Turkish older adults

Arik G., DOĞAN VARAN H., DOĞU B. B., KARABULUT E., Kara O., KILIÇ M., ...More

ARCHIVES OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS, vol.61, no.3, pp.344-350, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living Scale (Katz ADL) is a widely used tool to assess the level of independency in older adults. The objective of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the six item Katz ADL in geriatric patients aged 65 years and older.