Effects of anorexia on mortality among older adults receiving home care: an observation study

Francesco Landi, Rosa Liperoti, Roberto Bernabei, Graziano Onder, Andrea Russo, Matteo Tosato, Christian Barillaro, F Lattanzio

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Abstract

We describe the prevalence of secondary anorexia in a population of older people living in community and receiving home care. In addition, we examined the relationship between secondary anorexia and mortality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-83
Number of pages5
JournalTHE JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, HEALTH & AGING
Volume16
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anorexia
  • Cause of Death
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Home Care Services
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Prevalence
  • Risk Factors
  • Weight Loss

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