Why older people refuse to participate in falls prevention trials: a qualitative study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Falls are a major public health problem. Older persons are frequently underrepresented in trials, including falls prevention trials. Insight into possible reasons for non-participation could help to improve trial designs and participation rates among this age-group. The aim of this study was to explore reasons why older people refuse… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2012.01.006

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