Factors Associated with Fear of Falling among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in the Shih-Pai Study in Taiwan.

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Chang, Hsiao-Ting; Chen, Hsi-Chung; Chou, Pesus;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150612, pmc: PMC4775068
  • Subject: Research Article | Elderly | Cardiovascular Medicine | Diabetes Mellitus | Endocrine Disorders | Population Groupings | Psychology | People and Places | Neurology | Fear | Metabolic Disorders | Sleep Disorders | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Medicine | Cardiovascular Diseases | Critical Care and Emergency Medicine | Age Groups | Cardiology | Insomnia | Q | R | Social Sciences | Women's Health | Science | Dyssomnias | Medicine and Health Sciences | Endocrinology

Background Fear of falling is an important risk indicator for adverse health related outcomes in older adults. However, factors associated with fear of falling among community-dwelling older adults are not well-explored. Objectives To explore the quality of life and ass... View more
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