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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2017, Article ID 8703503, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8703503
Research Article

Anthropometric Measures and Frailty Prediction in the Elderly: An Easy-to-Use Tool

1Graduate Program in Biomedical Gerontology, Institute of Geriatrics and Gerontology (IGG), Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Av. Ipiranga 6681, Prédio 81, 7 Andar, Sala 703, 90619-900 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
2Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology and Postgraduate Program in Cardiovascular Sciences, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Av. Bento Gonçalves 9500, Prédio 43-111, Agronomia, 91509-900 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
3Department of Statistics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Av. Bento Gonçalves 9500, Prédio 43-111, Agronomia, 91509-900 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Carla Helena Augustin Schwanke; rb.srcup@eknawhcs

Received 13 August 2017; Accepted 1 November 2017; Published 20 November 2017

Academic Editor: Fulvio Lauretani

Copyright © 2017 Vera Elizabeth Closs et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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