Frailty still matters to health and survival in centenarians: the case of China

Abstract

BACKGROUND Frailty indicates accumulated vulnerability of adverse health outcomes in later life. Its robustness in predicting dependent living, falls, comorbidity, disability, health change, mortality, and health care utilization at older ages is well-documented. However, almost no studies have ever attempted to examine its robustness in centenarians… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12877-015-0159-0

Topics

8 Figures and Tables

Slides referencing similar topics