The relationship between risk factors for falling and the quality of life in older adults

Ozcan, Ayse; Donat, Hulya; Gelecek, Nihal; Ozdirenc, Mehtap; Karadibak, Didem
January 2005
BMC Public Health;2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p90
Academic Journal
The article cites a study focusing on the relationship between risk factors for falling and the quality of life in older adults. The study was performed according to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki. The researchers measured the quality of life by Short Form-12 method. The researchers came to the conclusion that as the body mass index (BMI) increases the quality of life decreases.


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