Effects of height loss on morbidity and mortality in 3145 community-dwelling Chinese older women and men: a 5-year prospective study
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AbstractMethods: the stature and BMD of 3145 community-dwelling men and women aged >= 65 were measured at baseline and after 4 years. All fracture and cause-specific mortality events were searched in a territory-wide clinical information database and death registry.
All Author(s) ListAuyeung TW, Lee JSW, Leung J, Kwok T, Leung PC, Woo J
Journal nameAge and Ageing
Detailed descriptiondoi: 10.1093/ageing/afq101.
Year2010
Month11
Day1
Volume Number39
Issue Number6
PublisherOXFORD UNIV PRESS
Pages699 - 704
ISSN0002-0729
eISSN1468-2834
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordselderly; fractures; height loss; mortality; osteoporosis
Web of Science Subject CategoriesGeriatrics & Gerontology; GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY

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