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Table 1 Mean (SD) or Number (%) of the Groups for the Demographic Characteristics of N = 95 Participants at baseline

From: Does dual task training improve walking performance of older adults with concern of falling?

Characteristics Intervention with FES-I < 20
(n = 26)
Intervention with FES-I > 20
(n = 30)
Control group with FES-I < 20 (n = 19) Control group with FES-I > 20 (n = 20)
Age (yr) 72.2 (4.6) 69.8 (5.7) 72.9 (4.4) 72.7 (5.3)
Females, number (%) 16 (61.5%) 28 (86.7%) 12 (63.2%) 17 (85%)
Height (cm) females 162.9 (5.4) 165.7 (6.6) 162.5 (9.6) 164.2 (5.6)
Height (cm) males 177.4 (9.7) 178.1 (3.0) 182.8 (5.5) 171.5 (6.2)
Weight (kg) females 64.3 (12.3) 72.3 (11.0) 70.6 (10.7) 73.8 (12.1)
Weight (kg) males 85.3 (15.7) 84.3 (13.7) 88.5 (5.2) 79.0 (20.1)
BMI females (kg/m2) 24.3 (3.7) 25.9 (3.5) 26.7 (3.5) 27.2 (3.6)
BMI males (kg/m2) 27.4 (2.9) 26.1 (4.2) 26.5 (1.)0 28.8 (2.5)
SPPB (score out of 12) 11.2 (0.9) 10.8 (1.4) 10.9 (1.3) 10.8 (1.0)
Walking speed (m/s) 4.49 (0.8) 4.25 (0.9) 4.84 (0.7) 4.0 (1.2)
Physical Problems (number) 2.4 (2) 2.5 (2) 2.5 (2) 3.1 (3)
Chronic diseases (number of participants) 8 15 7 9
Medications (number of participants) 16 19 9 13
FES-I (score out of 64) 17.9 (2.6) 23.4 (2.9) 17.6 (.9) 23.8 (3.4)
SF 12 physical(Reference score age group 37.76 ± 12.27) 46.84 (8.5) 47.27 (9.1) 47.80 (9.1) 48.41 (9.2)
SF12 mental (Reference score age group 50.24 ± 10.81) 49.65 (6.7) 51.65 (9.4) 52.10 (9.4) 53.20 (7.9)
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, SPPB Short physical performance battery, FES-I Falls Efficacy Scale International, SF12 Short Form −12 questionnaire