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Frailty predicts short-term incidence of future falls among British community-dwelling older people: a prospective cohort study nested within a randomised controlled trial

  • Gotaro Kojima1Email author,
  • Denise Kendrick2,
  • Dawn A. Skelton3,
  • Richard W. Morris4,
  • Sheena Gawler1 and
  • Steve Iliffe1
BMC Geriatrics201515:155

Received: 25 June 2015

Accepted: 20 November 2015

Published: 2 December 2015

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Original Submission
25 Jun 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Aug 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Dodds
29 Sep 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Oly Todd
25 Oct 2015 Author responded Author comments - Gotaro Kojima
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Oct 2015 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Nov 2015 Author responded Author comments - Gotaro Kojima
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Nov 2015 Submitted Manuscript version 3
20 Nov 2015 Editorially accepted
2 Dec 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12877-015-0152-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London (Royal Free Campus), London, UK
School of Medicine, Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
School of Health and Life Sciences, Institute of Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK