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In 2007, 42% of people over 65 reported a functional limitation, while 14% had trouble performing one or more instrumental activity of daily living but had no limitations on regular activities of daily living, and 25% had difficulty with at least one activity of daily living.  4% were limited enough that they lived in a facility.

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being. Washington, DC: US Government Priting Office; 2010. http://www.agingstats.gov/agingstatsdotnet/main_site/default.aspx

Reference

Title
Older Americans 2010: Key Indicators of Well-Being
Publisher
US Government Priting Office
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics
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