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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 96
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.archger.2021.104438
  • Title of Journal : Archives of gerontology and geriatrics
  • 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

Abstract

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.