How fast does the Grim Reaper walk? Receiver operating characteristics curve analysis in healthy men aged 70 and over

@inproceedings{Stanaway2011HowFD,
  title={How fast does the Grim Reaper walk? Receiver operating characteristics curve analysis in healthy men aged 70 and over },
  author={Fiona F. Stanaway and Danijela Gnjidic and Fiona M. Blyth and David G. Le Couteur and Vasi Naganathan and Louise M. Waite and Markus J. Seibel and David J Handelsman and Philip N. Sambrook and Robert Graham Cumming},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the speed at which the Grim Reaper (or Death) walks. DESIGN Population based prospective study. SETTING Older community dwelling men living in Sydney, Australia. PARTICIPANTS 1705 men aged 70 or more participating in CHAMP (Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Walking speed (m/s) and mortality. Receiver operating characteristics curve analysis was used to calculate the area under the curve for walking speed and determine the walking… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 22 extracted citations

Physical Function Does Not Predict Care Assessment Need Score in Older Veterans.

Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society • 2017
View 2 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Locomotive syndrome: clinical perspectives

Clinical interventions in aging • 2018
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…