Falls and fear of falling among Israeli community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional national survey

Abstract Background Falls and fear of falling are a major problem for older people and a leading cause of functional decline and institutionalization. There is limited data on the prevalence of falls in a 12-month period among Israeli older adults. Our main objective was to evaluate the prevalence o...

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Main Authors: Dvora Frankenthal, Mor Saban, Dolev Karolinsky, Miri Lutski, Shelley Sternberg, Iris Rasooly, Irit Laxer, Inbar Zucker
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-04-01
Series:Israel Journal of Health Policy Research
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s13584-021-00464-y