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Table 7 Logistic regression results for chronic condition clusters and fall risk*

From: Chronic disease and falls in community-dwelling Canadians over 65 years old: a population-based study exploring associations with number and pattern of chronic conditions

Cluster Label X2 P Odds Ratio
#1 “Low chronic disease” Reference   
#2 “Hypertension and arthritis” 0.1 0.8 1.3
#3 “Visual impairment” 1.6 0.22 1.2
#4 “Hypertension” 3.9 0.048 1.2
#5 “COPD” 4.9 0.03 1.6
#6 “Diabetes” 2.1 0.1 1.5
#7 “Heart disease and hypertension” 3.7 0.06 1.3
  1. *Controlling for age and gender.
  2. COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.