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Table 6 Fidelity of enactment & maintenance of behaviors 1 week after completion of the program (n = 18)

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

Behavior Fidelity of enactment (1 week) N = 21 Maintenance (6 months) N = 18
Continued doing exercises regularly 14 (58%) 11 (58%)
Use of safe walking behaviors used 15 (75%) 17 (94%)
Use of safe measure to get up from a sitting position 15 (75%) 17 (94%)
Discussed with doctor or pharmacist medications that might increase risk of falls 1 (5%) 6 (35%)
Changes related to visual acuity (e.g. glasses, eye exam) 6 (33%) 5 (28%)
Environmental changes at home to decrease fall hazards 10 (50%) 12 (67%)
Changed footwear 9 (45%) 9 (50%)
Talked to a physician regarding falls or fall risk 7 (33%) 11 (61%)