Prevalence of poly-pharmacy and its associated factors among elderly in old folk home in perak, malaysia.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LINGKONG, Lee (Royal College of Surgeon Ireland/ Penang Medical College, Public Health, Taiping, Malaysia)
  • Co-author(s): Lee Lingkong
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    An analytical cross sectional study was conducted in the institutions for the elderly in Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. Four homes were chosen using purposive sampling from which a simple random sampling was done to choose 200 participants. The participants were interviewed using a structured questionnaire. The data were analysed using Stata 13.

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