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...Expand abstract
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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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