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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Thaler-Kall, Kathrin; Döring, Angela; Peters, Annette; Thorand, Barbara; Grill, Eva; Koenig, Wolfgang; Horsch, Alexander; Meisinger, Christa 
Title:
Association between anemia and falls in community-dwelling older people: cross-sectional results from the KORA-Age study. 
Abstract:
Falls and fractures are among the principal causes of disability, and mortality of older people. Therefore, identifying treatable risk factors for falls in this population is very important. Here we evaluate the association between anemia and falls in community-dwelling people aged 65 years and older.In 2009 967 community-dwelling people aged 65 years and older were included as part of the KORA-Age study. History of falls was assessed via questions derived from the National Health and Nutrition...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Geriatr 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
14 
Pages contribution:
29 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie