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Name Kumi Inomata
Belonging department Department of Nursing,Faculty of Health Care
Occupation name Associate Professor
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Development of a scale on masticatory function among community-dwelling elderly people: a study of reliability and validity

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Summary

This study was conducted to develop a masticatory function scale incorporating bite force and behavior that affects this force, for use in elderly people. Eight items were ultimately chosen for the masticatory function scale. The masticatory function scale scores showed significant correlations with health, ADL, and QOL. Both the reliability and validity of this scale were confirmed.

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201811