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Table 1 Characteristics (%) of the study population in the ToFa study, Stockholm County, Sweden, 2004–2006, 137 patients.

From: Emotional stress as a trigger of falls leading to hip or pelvic fracture. Results from the ToFa study – a case-crossover study among elderly people in Stockholm, Sweden

Characteristic   Percentage
Gender Men 21.9
  Women 78.1
Age 65–79 35.8
  80+ 64.2
Birth country Sweden 94.8
Civil status Married 39.4
Housing type House 17.5
  Apartment 75.2
  Flat in a block of service flats 5.1
  Other 2.2
Go out shopping   77.4
Eat at least 3 meals per day   73.7
Takes care of the home   70.8
Walks in stairs   62.0
Have home-help service   22.6
Get help to go out   16.1
Place of injury Outdoor 32.3
  Indoor 67.6