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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of predictors of injurious fall

From: Identifying protective and risk factors for injurious falls in patients hospitalized for acute care: a retrospective case-control study

Variable OR CI P Value
Male sex 2.08 (1.28–3.45) 0.003
History of joint replacement 5.58 (1.84–16.9) 0.002
Recent surgery 0.46 (0.28–0.76) 0.003
Charlston Comorbidity Index 1.08 (1.00–1.17) 0.06
Use of CNS agents 2.23 (1.39–3.60) 0.001
Use of vasoactive agents 1.6 (1.00–2.58) 0.051
Cognitive Impairment 1.13 (0.59–2.17) 0.715
Assessed “at risk to fall” 1.37 (0.86–2.20) 0.19
History of fall 2.08 (1.12–3.85) 0.02