HAT - Health Assessment Tool

for people 60 years old and older

Health Assessment Tool score
Percentage of people with better health score

  Sex Man Woman
  Disabilities in personal-ADL None 1 or more
  Disabilities in instrumental-ADL None 1 or more
  MMSE score 30 29 28-20 19-0
  Walking speed (m/sec) ≥ 1.5 ≥ 1.0 ≥ 0.4 <0.4
  Number of chronic diseases None 1-2 ≥ 3


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