Comparison of alternative falls data collection methods in the Prevention of Falls Injury Trial (PreFIT)
Background and Objective
Prospective, monthly diaries are recommended for collecting falls data but are burdensome and expensive. The aim of the article was to compare characteristics of fallers and estimates of fall rates by method of data collection.
Study Design and Setting
A methodology study nested within a large cluster randomized controlled trial. We randomized 9,803 older adults from 63 general practices across England to receive one of three fall preventi...Expand abstract
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- Peer reviewed
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- © 2018 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Inc. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
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