Accepted for Publication: October 27, 2012.
Published Online: March 4, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.2851
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Maggio, Ceda, and Ferrucci. Acquisition of data: Maggio, Corsonello, Cattabiani, and Bandinelli. Analysis and interpretation of data: Maggio, Corsonello, Ceda, Cattabiani, Lauretani, Buttò, Abbatecola, Spazzafumo, and Lattanzio. Drafting of the manuscript: Maggio, Corsonello, and Abbatecola. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Maggio, Corsonello, Ceda, Cattabiani, Lauretani, Buttò, Ferrucci, Bandinelli, Abbatecola, Spazzafumo, and Lattanzio. Statistical analysis: Corsonello and Spazzafumo. Obtained funding: Maggio and Bandinelli. Administrative, technical, and material support: Maggio and Bandinelli. Study supervision: Maggio, Ceda, Cattabiani, Lauretani, Buttò, Ferrucci, and Lattanzio.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by grant RF-INR-2005-127640 from the Italian Ministry of Health (Pharmacosurveillance in the Elderly Care study) and by grant RF-2010-2312659 from the Italian Ministry of Health and Emilia Romagna Region.
Additional Information: A complete list of participating centers has been previously published.17