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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.archger.2015.08.019
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.344-350

Abstract

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.