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Table 3 Distribution of outdoor falls by focus group

From: Characteristics of outdoor falls among older people: a qualitative study

Location Group no. n No. of outdoor falls M(SD) falls per participant
Wales 1 6 11 1.83 (0.75)
  2 4 13 3.25 (0.96)
  3 6 11 1.83 (1.60)
England 4 5 5 1.25 (0.50)1
  5 7 17 2.43 (2.15)
  6 4 6 1.50 (1.00)
  7 3 6 2.00 (1.00)
Scotland 8 5 12 2.40 (1.67)
  9 4 7 3.50 (2.12)2
Total   44 88  
  1. 1Based on four fallers as one participant’s experience of falls did not meet our criteria and was excluded from the analysis.
  2. 2Based on two fallers as two participant’s experience of falls did not meet our criteria and was excluded from the analysis.