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Table 5 ANOVA of health-related characteristics and injurious fall types

From: Relationship between location and activity in injurious falls: an exploratory study

  Type 1*(n = 32) Type 2(n = 116) Type 3 (n = 38) Type 4§ (n = 147) P-value (ANOVA) P-value
Total health complaints 7.75 6.34 8.26 5.29 0.000 0.010 (types 1 and 4) 0.000 (types 3 and 4)
Total FAI || score (0- 45 ) # 18.94 23.32 21.61 25.03 0.001 0.050 (types 1 and 2) 0.002 (types 1 and 4)
Total GARS score ( 11 -44) # 20.16 17.36 19.58 15.90 0.001 0.010 (types 1 and 4) 0.000 (types 3 and 4)
  1. *Type 1: Indoor falls in the hall and bathroom, during lavatory visit
  2. †Type 2: Indoor falls (at other locations than the hall and bathroom), during ADL
  3. ‡Type 3: Outdoor falls near the home, predominantly during IADL
  4. §Type 4: Outdoor falls away from home, occurring during mobility-related activities
  5. ||Frenchay Activities Index; Groningen Activity Restriction Scale; #the underlined score is the most favourable score