Predictors of injurious falls and fear of falling differ: an 11-year longitudinal study of incident events in older people

Lindy M Clemson, Hal Kendig, Lynette Mackenzie, Colette Joy Browning

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Abstract

The objective of the study is to identify the intrinsic, psychosocial and lifestyle factors, which, over time, predict the incidence of having a fall requiring medical attention (injurious fall) or of acquiring a fear of falling (FOF).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239 - 256
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Aging and Health
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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