Prevalence of sarcopenia among community‐dwelling elderly of a medium‐sized South American city: results of the COMO VAI? study

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BACKGROUND There is insufficient data concerning sarcopenia prevalence in South America. The aim of this study was to estimate sarcopenia prevalence and its clinical subgroups in a Southern Brazilian city. METHODS A cross-sectional population-based study was performed among community-dwelling elderly aged 60 years or over. Subjects were evaluated… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jcsm.12049

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