The effect of vitamin D and frailty on mortality among non-institutionalized US older adults


BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES:Although both frailty and low vitamin D have been separately associated with an increased risk for adverse health, their joined effects on mortality have not been reported. The current study examined prospectively the effects of frailty and vitamin D status on mortality in US older adults.SUBJECTS/METHODS:Participants aged ⩾60 years in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ejcn.2012.67


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