Falls in nonagenarians living in their own homes: the Nonasantfeliu study.

@article{Formiga2008FallsIN,
  title={Falls in nonagenarians living in their own homes: the Nonasantfeliu study.},
  author={Francesc Formiga and Assumpta Ferrer and Enric Duaso and Claudia Olmedo and Ram{\'o}n Pujol},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health & aging},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={273-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence of falls and their circumstances in non-institutionalized people older than 89 years and living in an urban community. DESIGN Cross-sectional cohort study. SETTING Community-based study. PARTICIPANTS 137 nonagenarians living at home. MEASUREMENTS We evaluated sociodemographic data, capacity to perform basic activities according to the Barthel Index (BI) and instrumental activities on the Lawton-Brody Index (LI), cognition with the Spanish version of… CONTINUE READING