Associated factors for falls in Taiwanese men in Veterans homes

Source: International Journal of Gerontology, 2013, 7(2) p. 80-84

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Date of publication: June 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This cross-sectional study investigated the prevalence and frequency of falls and identified the associated factors of falls among aged Taiwanese men. It showed that there are several independent variables for predicting falls including advanced age, stroke and depression status. Depression is the only factor capable of predicting recurrent falls.

Length of publication: 4 pages

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