Ther Adv Chronic Dis 2021 31;12:20406223211015959. Epub 2021 May 31.
Shin Department of Family Medicine/Supportive Care Center, Samsung Medical Center, Clinical Research Design and Evaluation, SAIHST, Sungkyunkwan University, 81 Irwon-Ro, Seoul, Gangnam-gu 06351, Republic of Korea.
Background: The aim of this study was to investigate whether physical activity, sarcopenia, and anemia are associated an with increased risk of tuberculosis (TB) among the older population.
Methods: We included 1,245,640 66-year-old subjects who participated in the National Screening Program for Transitional Ages for Koreans from 2009 to 2014. At baseline, we assessed common health problems in the older population, including anemia and sarcopenia. Read More