Living Alone and Fall Risk Factors in Community-Dwelling Middle Age and Older Adults

@article{Elliott2009LivingAA,
  title={Living Alone and Fall Risk Factors in Community-Dwelling Middle Age and Older Adults},
  author={Sharon J Elliott and Jane A Painter and Suzanne S Hudson},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={34},
  pages={301-310}
}
As part of a larger study on fall-related risk factors, this study investigated the relationship between living alone status and fall-related variables among community-dwelling adults who lived in a rural county in eastern North Carolina. A convenience sample of 666 community-dwelling adults ages 50 and over participated in this 4-year study and completed a fall questionnaire. Significant findings were found in relation to living alone status and experiencing a fall, who they informed about… CONTINUE READING

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