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Table 1 Ambulatory and clinical characteristics of participants (n = 106)

From: The history of falls and the association of the timed up and go test to falls and near-falls in older adults with hip osteoarthritis

Variable Frequency Percent
Exercise level   
   • Limited 42 39.6
   • Light 44 41.5
   • Moderate 20 18.9
Concurrent conditions   
   • Osteoporosis 41 38.7
   • Knee OA 21 19.8
   • Arthritis in other joints 35 33.0
Use of walking aid 40 37.7
Type of walking aid   
   • 1 cane 25 62.5
   • Walker 7 17.5
   • 2 canes 3 7.5
   • Both walker and cane 5 12.5
Use of walking aid   
   • Outdoors only 24 60.0
   • Both in and outdoors 16 40.0
Lives alone* 29 39.7
Previous fracture** 28 33.7
Hip affected   
   • Right 40 37.7
   • Left 25 23.6
   • Both 41 38.7
  1. * n = 73, ** n = 83