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2019

California State University, San Bernardino

Accidental falls; Health belief; Knowledge; Prevention; Fear

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The Effects Of Fall Health Belief And Knowledge Of Fall On The Prevention Of Fall In The Elderly: Mediating And Moderating Effects Of Fall Fear, Insun Jang, Seungmi Park, Phoebe (Yeon) S. Kim Aug 2019

The Effects Of Fall Health Belief And Knowledge Of Fall On The Prevention Of Fall In The Elderly: Mediating And Moderating Effects Of Fall Fear, Insun Jang, Seungmi Park, Phoebe (Yeon) S. Kim

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Purpose: This descriptive study investigated the mediating and moderating effects of fear of fall on the relationships between health belief on fall, fall-related knowledge and fall prevention behaviors among older adults Methods: We enrolled 229 older adults residing in a senior citizen hall and community welfare center, and investigated their health belief on fall, fall-related knowledge, fall prevention behavior, and fear of fall. Descriptive statistics, ANOVA and t-test were used to analyze differences in variables. Pearson correlation and multiple regression were used to investigate mediating and moderating effects of the fear of fall on the relationships between health belief on ...