[Falls in the elderly in the community: prevalence, consequences, and associated factors].

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OBJECTIVE To find the prevalence, characteristics, and consequences of falls in the elderly and related factors. DESIGN. Cross-sectional, descriptive study using personal interviews. SETTING Three health districts in Cordoba city, Spain. PARTICIPANTS A stratified sample of 362 people over 70. MAIN MEASUREMENTS The assessment tools were the WHO… (More)

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