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Risk factors for falling in home-dwelling older women with stroke: the Women's Health and Aging Study.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Much of our knowledge of risk factors for falls comes from studies of the general population. The aim of this study was to estimate the risk of falling associated with commonly accepted and stroke-specific factors in a home-dwelling stroke population. METHODS: This study included an analysis of prospective fall reports in 124 women with confirmed stroke over 1 year. Variables relating to physical and mental health, history of falls, stroke symptoms, self-reported diff...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
494-501
Publication date:
2003-02-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:76210c8f-213b-4ecb-b9ac-4d40bbcf12a9
Source identifiers:
127108
Local pid:
pubs:127108

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