Fall Factors among the Elderly in a Beijing Urban Community

Source: Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, 2014, Vol 27 no 12 p. 939-949

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: December 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This cross-sectional study looked into the incidence of falls and recurrent falls and associated factors within these among urban community-dwelling elderly people in Beijing. It found various risk factors for single falls and recurrent falls, as well as ways to lower the risk of both. Falls and their related injuries have been associated with intrinsic as well as extrinsic factors.

Length of publication: 10 pages

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