Abstract:Objective: The aim of the present study was to estimate the prevalence of disability and associated factors in elderly stroke survivors. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 230 elderly persons was conducted in the 22 territories of the Estratégia de Saúde da Família (the Family Health Strategy) of Vitória, in the state of Espirito Santo. Patients were assessed using the modified Rankin Scale. Poisson regression with robust variance in crude and adjusted analyses was employed. Results: The majority of subjects … Show more
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