PREVALENCE OF FALLS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG AGED POPULATION: COMMUNITY BASED COSS-SECTIONAL STUDY FROM TURKEY


Cevizci S., ULUOCAK Ş., ASLAN C., GÖKULU G., BİLİR O., BAKAR C.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.23, no.3, pp.233-239, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.233-239
  • Keywords: elderly, fall, risk factors, quality of life, Canakkale, OLDER-PEOPLE, FEAR

Abstract

Aim: The aim of the study was to examine the prevalence and risk factors of falls among persons aged 65 years and older in Canakkale, Turkey.