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Table 4 Results of logistic regression models

From: Association between anemia and falls in community-dwelling older people: cross-sectional results from the KORA-Age study

  Unadjusted model Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Hemoglobin-level (continuous, per SD decrease)
Total sample 1.36 (1.14-1.64) 1.13 (0.92-1.38) 1.11 (0.90-1.37) 1.09 (0.89-1.34)
Age 65-74 1.25 (0.91-1.73) 1.12 (0.78-1.61) 1.09 (0.75-1.57) 1.10 (0.76-1.59)
Age >74 1.35 (1.09-1.69) 1.23 (0.97-1.57) 1.21 (0.94-1.55) 1.15 (0.89-1.48)
Men 1.25 (0.94-1.65) 1.15 (0.87-1.54) 1.14 (0.85-1.55) 1.11 (0.83-1.49)
Age 65-74 0.98 (0.60-1.62)   1.00 (0.60-1.66) 1.00 (0.60-1.66)
Age >74 1.33 (0.94-1.87)   1.29 (0.89-1.85) 1.19 (0.83-1.73)
Women 1.25 (0.95-1.64) 1.11 (0.83-1.47) 1.09 (0.81-1.45) 1.07 (0.80-1.43)
Age 65-74 1.28 (0.77-2.13)   1.21 (0.72-2.03) 1.22 (0.72-2.06)
Age >74 1.15 (0.83-1.61)   1.14 (0.81-1.60) 1.09 (0.76-1.54)
Anemia definition according WHO[12]
Total sample 1.35 (0.87-2.09) 1.18 (0.75-1.86) 1.13 (0.71-1.80) 1.06 (0.66-1.70)
Age 65-74 1.24 (0.50-3.12) 1.23 (0.49-3.09) 1.17 (0.46-2.97) 1.21 (0.47-3.09)
Age >74 1.24 (0.74-2.05) 1.35 (0.81-2.26) 1.29 (0.76-2.19) 1.12 (0.65-1.92)
Men 1.79 (0.94-3.41) 1.51 (0.78-2.95) 1.49 (0.75-2.97) 1.35 (0.67-2.71)
Age 65-74 1.13 (0.24-5.30)   1.18 (0.25-5.61) 1.18 (0.24-5.90)
Age >74 1.85 (0.88-3.91)   1.73 (0.79-3.78) 1.50 (0.68-3.32)
Women 1.18 (0.65-2.17) 0.96 (0.52-1.80) 0.92 (0.49-1.74) 0.87 (0.46-1.66)
Age 65-74 1.29 (0.41-4.09)   1.20 (0.37-3.85) 1.22 (0.38-3.94)
Age >74 1.03 (0.50-2.11)   1.00 (0.48-2.08) 0.86 (0.40-1.81)
Joint analyses (total sample)
Anemic & frail 1.82 (1.05-3.15) 1.32 (0.74-2.38) 1.27 (0.70-2.30)  
Anemic & not frail 1.51 (0.73-3.14) 1.54 (0.73-3.25) 1.49 (0.70-3.16)  
Not anemic & frail 1.76 (1.17-2.63) 1.40 (0.91-2.15) 1.38 (0.90-2.13)  
Not anemic & not frail 1.00 1.00 1.00  
Anemic & disabled 2.99 (1.69-5.29) 2.17 (1.18-3.99) 2.10 (1.12-3.93)  
Anemic & not disabled 0.94 (0.48-1.84) 0.87 (0.44-1.72) 0.85 (0.43-1.70)  
Not anemic & disabled 2.32 (1.50-3.58) 1.64 (1.03-2.61) 1.61 (1.00-2.58)  
Not anemic & not disabled 1.00 1.00 1.00  
  1. Model 1: adjusted for age (in years, only in the whole sample and in sex-stratified analyses) and sex (only in the whole sample and in the age-stratified analyses).
  2. Model 2: in addition to model 1 adjusted for number of drugs.
  3. Model 3: in addition to model 2 adjusted for disability.
  4. Significant results are written in bold.