Dizziness as a geriatric condition among rural community-dwelling older adults.

  title={Dizziness as a geriatric condition among rural community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Fernando Gomez and Carmen Luc{\'i}a Curcio and Gustavo Duque},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  volume={15 6},
BACKGROUND Dizziness is a common symptom in older adults. The majority of those with dizziness tend to have more than one risk factor, suggesting that dizziness is a multifactorial geriatric condition. Therefore, associated factors must be determined to permit risk-reduction approaches. OBJECTIVE To examine the associations between dizziness and socio-demographic, physical, functional and psychological health factors among older persons living in the Andes Mountains. DESIGN Population-based… CONTINUE READING

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