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Association of Dog and Cat Ownership with Incident Frailty among Community-Dwelling Elderly Japanese

By Y. Taniguchi, S. Seino, M. Nishi, Y. Tomine, I. Tanaka, Y. Yokoyama, T. Ikeuchi, A. Kitamura, S. Shinkai

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Publication Title Sci Rep
Volume 9
Issue 1
Pages 18604
ISBN/ISSN 2045-2322
DOI 10.1038/s41598-019-54955-9
Language eng
Author Address Research Team for Social Participation and Community Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan. yu0717@tmig.or.jp.Japan Environment and Children's Study Programme Office, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Ibaraki, Japan. yu0717@tmig.or.jp.Research Team for Social Participation and Community Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan.
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  1. Age
  2. Animals
  3. Cats
  4. Dogs
  5. Exercise
  6. Females
  7. Human-animal bond
  8. Humans
  9. Independence
  10. Japan
  11. Logistic models
  12. Males
  13. Older adults
  14. Pets and companion animals
  15. ratios
  16. risk
  17. Self Report
  18. surveys
  19. Walking