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2021 May 06


Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Longitudinal Effects of Fear of Falling on Falls.



Recent evidence suggests that the effects of fear of falling on falls may differ by race/ethnicity. This study investigated whether race/ethnicity (white, black, and Hispanic) moderated the longitudinal effects of fear of falling on the incidence of falling and having a repeated fall among community-dwelling older adults.