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Table 2 Median values and interquartile range (IQR) for balance measures, postural sway, self-perceived handicap because of dizziness and odds ratio for falls, including confidence interval (CI)

From: Vestibular asymmetry predicts falls among elderly patients with multi- sensory dizziness

Measure Total group n = 55 (IQR) OR (CI)
Tandem stance eo* (sec) 19 (27) 1.00 (0.33–3.02)
Tandem stance ec (sec) 2 (4) 0.92 (0.30–2.79)
SOLEO (sec) 3.5 (7.5) 0.77 (0.31–1.92)
SOLEC (sec) 1.0 (2) 1.01 (0.35–3.43)
Figure of eight (steps outside the line) 12 (14.25) 1.25 (0.39–3.94)
Walking heel to toe (steps outside the line) 7 (8.5) 1.43 (0.45–4.54)
30 m walk (sec) 29 (12.25) 1.57 (0.49–5.01)
Mediolateral sway eyes open (sway velocity in mm/sec) 8.35 (7.75) 1.22 (0.35–4.19)
Anteriorposterior sway eyes open (sway velocity in mm/sec) 12.35 (10.15) 0.75 (0.35–4.18)
Sway mean velocity moment (mm/sec) 30.45 (39.85) 0.82 (0.24–2.82)
Mediolateral sway eyes closed (sway velocity in mm/sec) 16.55 (17.6) 0.61 (0.19–1.90)
Anteriorposterior sway eyes closed (sway velocity in mm/sec) 24.30 (21.55) 0.55 (0.16–1.91)
Sway mean velocity moment eyes closed (mm/sec) 90.75 (167.4) 1.18 (0.33–4.19)
DHI total score (median points) 42 (28.5) 2.28 (0.68–7.69)
   DHI functional score (median points) 13 (14) 1.22 (0.39–3.79)
   DHI emotional score (median points) 14 (8) 1.08 (0.35–3.38)
   DHI physical score (median points) 13 (10.5) 1.71 (0.54–5.41)
  1. * eo eyes open, ec eyes closed, SOLEO standing one leg eyes open, SOLEC standing one leg eyes closed.