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Table 4 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants

From: Pisando Fuerte”: an evidence-based falls prevention program for Hispanic/Latinos older adults: results of an implementation trial

Characteristics Site 1 (N = 15) Site 2 (N = 9) Total (N = 24)
Age [Median (Range)] 70 (60–77) 65 (61–95) 70.5 (60–95)
Sex
 • Male 13% 56% 29%
 • Female 87% 44% 71%
Marital Status
 • Married 33% 44% 38%
 • Single 20% 11% 17%
 • Divorced 27% 33% 29%
 • Widowed 20% 11% 17%
Education
 • No formal education 7% 11% 8%
 • Primary 27% 56% 38%
 • Middle/High school 40% 33% 38%
 • Technical/College 20% 13%
 • Graduate 7% 4%
Birth Place
 • United States 7% 56% 25%
 • Other Country 93% 44% 75%
Cultural roots origin
 • Colombia 27% 17%
 • Mexico 33% 67% 46%
 • Puerto Rico 7% 33% 17%
 • Other 33% 20%
Race
 • White 40% 56% 46%
 • Other 47% 44% 46%
 • Not Reported 13% 8%
Communication abilities
 • Speaks a language other than Spanish 33% 33% 33%
 • Difficulty reading Spanish 13% 78% 37%
Household Size
 • 1 13% 56% 29%
 • 2 33% 33% 33%
 • 3 or more 53% 11% 38%
How frequently do you see a family member?
 • Daily 50% 20% 29%
 • Weekly / Bi-weekly 50% 20% 29%
 • Monthly 40% 29%
 • Not applicable 20% 14%
Distance from Workshop
 • Nearby/Walking distance 7% 78% 33%
 • 5-10 miles 13% 8%
 • Don’t Know/Not reported 80% 22% 58%
Transportation Mode to workshop
 • Friend/Family drives 7% 4%
 • Participant drives 13% 11% 13%
 • Other 7% 4%
 • Public transportation 11% 4%
 • Taxi 73% 46%
 • Walking 78% 29%