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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hajek, A; Brettschneider, C; Posselt, T; Lange, C; Mamone, S; Wiese, B; Weyerer, S; Werle, J; Fuchs, A; Pentzek, M; Stein, J; Luck, T; Bickel, H; Mösch, E; Heser, K; Jessen, F; Maier, W; Scherer, M; Riedel-Heller, S G; König, H-H 
Title:
Predictors of Frailty in Old Age - Results of a Longitudinal Study. 
Abstract:
To investigate time-dependent predictors of frailty in old age longitudinally.Population-based prospective cohort study.Elderly individuals were recruited via GP offices at six study centers in Germany. The course of frailty was observed over 1.5 years (follow up wave 4 and follow up wave 5).1,602 individuals aged 80 years and older (mean age 85.4 years SD 3.2, with mean CSHA CFS 3.5 SD 1.6) at follow up wave 4.Frailty was assessed by using the Canadian Study of Health and Aging Clinical Frailty...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Nutr Health Aging 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
952-957 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1279-7707 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie