oa South African Medical Journal - Physical and mental incapacity in elderly White persons in Cape Town - a community survey
|Article Title||Physical and mental incapacity in elderly White persons in Cape Town - a community survey|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 1981|
|Pages||147 - 149|
|Keyword(s)||Cognitive defect, Demographic data, Elderly population, Gerontology, Mental incapacity, Physical incapacity and White population|
A community survey of 150 White persons over the age of 60 years living in the community in Cape Town showed that incapacity due to physical illness or impairment of function is present to some degree in 33%.
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