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Factors associated with falls among older adults living in institutions

Javier Damián125*, Roberto Pastor-Barriuso13, Emiliana Valderrama-Gama4 and Jesús de Pedro-Cuesta12

Author Affiliations

1 National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain

2 Consortium for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas - CIBERNED), Madrid, Spain

3 Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública - CIBERESP), Madrid, Spain

4 "Arroyo de la Media Legua" Primary Care Center, Madrid Health Service (Servicio Madrileño de Salud), Madrid, Spain

5 Centro Nacional de Epidemiología. Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Av/ Monforte de Lemos 5, 28029, Madrid, Spain

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BMC Geriatrics 2013, 13:6  doi:10.1186/1471-2318-13-6

Published: 15 January 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Distribution of study subjects and proportion of residents with at least 1 fall, by study variables, among institutionalized older adults in Madrid, Spain.

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