Prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency in older Portuguese adults: An EMPIRE substudy

A. Robalo Nunes, C. Fonseca, F. Marques, A. Belo, D. Brilhante, J. Cortez

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Abstract

Aim: The present study aimed to characterize the prevalence of anemia and iron deficiency in older Portuguese adults, and to compare it with the prevalence in younger individuals. Methods: A population-based, cross-sectional study (EMPIRE study) enrolling a representative sample of 6267 adults aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1814-1822
Number of pages9
JournalGeriatrics and Gerontology International
Volume17
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

Keywords

  • anemia
  • epidemiology
  • iron deficiency
  • older adults
  • Portugal

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