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Table 1 Basic characteristics of fallers at the 3- and 6-year follow-up assessments, n = 1763

From: Falls in the general elderly population: a 3- and 6- year prospective study of risk factors using data from the longitudinal population study ‘Good ageing in Skane’

  3-year follow-up 6-year follow-up
  n, faller/total % n, faller/total %
All 106/555 19.1 205/1542 13.3
Age in decades     
60 - - 106/979 10.8
70 21/159 13.2 40/303 13.2
80 68/343 20.0 47/230 20.4
90 17/53 32.1 12/30 40.0
Sex     
Men 34/230 14.8 68/716 9.5
Women 72/325 22.2 137/826 16.6