Frailty Syndrome in Older Adults and Related Sociodemographic Factors in the North of Iran: A Population-Based Study

Fatemeh Talaee Boura; Simin Mouodi; Reza Ghadimi; Ali Bijani

Volume 23, Issue 1 , 2021

  Background: The global incidence rate of frailty syndrome among older adults aged 60 years and over has been estimated to be 43.4 cases per 1000 persons/years. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pre-frailty and frailty syndromes in community-dwelling older adults and assess ...  Read More

Relationship between Falling and Chronic Diseases in the Elderly: A Study Derived from Amirkola Health and Ageing Project

Seyed Reza Hosseini; Zahra Zohani; Ali Bijani MD; Farzan Kheyrkhah; Ali Zabihi

Volume 22, Issue 8 , 2020

  Background: Falling and chronic diseases are important health issues in elderly people and reduce the quality of life. Objectives: This study  aimed to investigate the relationship between chronic diseases and falling in the elderly people. Methods: This cross-sectional study came from the first ...  Read More