The association of falls and various physical activities in Chinese nonagenarians/centenarians
作者: Qiukui HaoMing YangLi LuoShan HaiXiang DingBirong Dong
作者单位: 1The Center of Gerontology and Geriatrics, West China Hospital, Si Chuan University, No. 37 Guoxuexiang, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
2The Center of Coordination and Innovation for Aging Care and Health Promotion of Sichuan, Chengdu, China
刊名: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2015, Vol.61 (1), pp.21-26
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2015.04.008
关键词: FallCross-sectionalOldest oldExerciseFarming workPhysical activity
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Little is known about the relationship between falls and various physical activities in the oldest old people. This study was conducted to observe the association of fall with various exercise habits and farm work in very old people. In this cross-sectional study of a Chinese cohort of men and women aged 90–108 years, we observed the association of fall with habitual (current and former) farm work and exercise in very old people. The population included 805 unrelated Chinese nonagenarians and centenarians (68.94% of the subjects were women, with a mean age of 93.70 years). In the women, the subjects with a continuing exercise habit had a significantly lower prevalence of fall than those without an exercise habit; the subjects who had never exercised had a significantly higher...
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