Analyzing the occurrence of falls and its risk factors: some considerations.

  title={Analyzing the occurrence of falls and its risk factors: some considerations.},
  author={Albert Navarro and Iciar Ancizu},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={48 3},
OBJECTIVE Falls are a common problem facing elderly people and are associated with considerable mortality and morbidity. The objective of this paper is to study the application of the conditional model as an alternative for the statistical analysis of the occurrence of falls and their associated factors. METHODS Cohort study. We select all ninety-eight residents admitted during the year 2007 in a long-term care centre, Seville, Spain. Five models were fitted: Negative binomial, standard Cox… CONTINUE READING

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