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Table 3 Age- and gender-stratified results of logistic regression models for the association between velocity and stride length and history of falls

From: Description of spatio-temporal gait parameters in elderly people and their association with history of falls: results of the population-based cross-sectional KORA-Age study

Velocity (10 cm/s decrease) Unadjusted model Model 1 Model 2
Age 65 to 74 years 0.91 (0.78-1.05) 0.91 (0.77-1.08) 0.89 (0.75-1.06)
Men 0.97 (0.76-1.24) 1.06 (0.81-1.38) 1.06 (0.81-1.39)
Women 0.86 (0.72-1.04) 0.83 (0.67-1.03) 0.80 (0.64-1.00)
Age >74 years 1.14 (1.02-1.28) 1.10 (0.96-1.26) 1.09 (0.95-1.26)
Men 1.20 (1.01-1.43) 1.18 (0.97-1.43) 1.16 (0.96-1.42)
Women 1.07 (0.91-1.26) 1.00 (0.82-1.22) 1.00 (0.82-1.23)
Stride length (10 cm decrease) Unadjusted model Model 1 Model 2
Age 65 to 74 years 0.93 (0.77-1.12) 0.94 (0.77-1.16) 0.92 (0.75-1.14)
Men 0.87 (0.64-1.19) 0.94 (0.67-1.33) 0.93 (0.65-1.33)
Women 0.82 (0.61-1.10) 0.77 (0.55-1.07) 0.70 (0.50-1.00)
Age >74 years 1.30 (1.12-1.50) 1.27 (1.07-1.51) 1.25 (1.04-1.49)
Men 1.33 (1.09-1.63) 1.36 (1.07-1.72) 1.34 (1.05-1.70)
Women 1.18 (0.93-1.50) 1.10 (0.83-1.47) 1.08 (0.81-1.45)
  1. Model 1: adjusted for BMI, disability, frailty.
  2. Model 2: in addition to model 1 adjusted for more than 5 drugs used and multimorbidity.
  3. Significant results are written bold.