Reducing functional decline is an essential treatment goal in older adults after hip fracture surgery. The current study examined diff erent eff ects of functional decline–related factors according to activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental ADL (IADL) in older adults after hip fracture surgery. A total of 120 participants were included. In quantile regression, preoperative walking and fear of falling were signifi cantly associated with ADLs in the 25th percentile ADL group. Fear of falling was the only signifi cant factor in the poorest IADL group (25th percentile). Eff orts should be made to reduce fear of falling after hip fracture surgery. Preoperative walking status was signifi cant in patients with poor ADL after hip fracture surgery; therefore, walking status should be taken into consideration when planning rehabilitation care in this group, so that the best possible ADL outcomes can be attained.
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- General Nursing
- Health Policy
- Geriatrics and Gerontology