Association between food insecurity and fall-related injury among adults aged ≥65 years in low- and middle-income countries: The role of mental health conditions.

Smith L., Shin J. I., López-Sánchez G. F., Veronese N., Soysal P., Oh H., ...More

Archives of gerontology and geriatrics, vol.96, pp.104438, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 96
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.archger.2021.104438
  • Journal Name: Archives of gerontology and geriatrics
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, ASSIA, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.104438
  • Keywords: Fall-related injury, Older adults, Food insecurity, Low- and middle-income countries, OLDER-ADULTS, COGNITIVE FUNCTION, RISK, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, ORGANIZATION, SARCOPENIA, INTERPLAY, FRAILTY, STRESS
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: We investigated the association between food insecurity and fall-related injury among older adults from six low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and the extent to which this association is mediated by mental health.