Correlates of fear of falling and activity limitation among persons with rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Fessel1997CorrelatesOF,
  title={Correlates of fear of falling and activity limitation among persons with rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={K D Fessel and Michael C. Nevitt},
  journal={Arthritis care and research : the official journal of the Arthritis Health Professions Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={222-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine factors associated with fear of falling, activity limitation due to fear of falling, and how persons modified their activities in response to fear of falling, among older persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Participants in a panel study of RA who were over age 50 (n = 570) were questioned about whether they experienced fear of falling and whether and how they limited activities due to fear of falling. RESULTS Fifty percent reported fear of falling, and 38… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
26 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…