Fear of falling is as important as multiple previous falls in terms of limiting daily activities: a longitudinal study

Abstract Background Fear of falling and previous falls are both risk factors that affect daily activities of older adults. However, it remains unclear whether they independently limit daily activities accounting for each other. Methods We used the data from Round 1 (Year 1) to Round 5 (Year 5) of th...

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Main Authors: Minhui Liu, Tianxue Hou, Yuxiao Li, Xiaocao Sun, Sarah L. Szanton, Lindy Clemson, Patricia M. Davidson
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-06-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-021-02305-8