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Table 1 Comparison of risk of fall factors in the Risk of falls scale

From: Is independence of older adults safe considering the risk of falls?

Risk of falls Subjects prone to falls Subjects not prone to falls Chi-Square test P-value
N-131 25.89% N-375 74.11%
Seeing problems 91 69.47 112 29.87 66.68 p <0.001
Problems in getting around 34 25.95 2 0.54 94.94 p <0.001
Feet problems 71 54.20 57 15.20 78.14 p <0.001
Previous falls 98 74.81 79 21.07 139.74 p <0.001
Difficulties in going out 103 78.63 39 7.71 233.47 p <0.001
Feeling unsafe at home 13 9.92 8 2.13 14.81 p <0.001
Feeling unsafe out of home 92 70.23 26 6.93 217.51 p <0.001
Excessive drinking 6 4.58 7 1.87 2.86 p = 0.091