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Table 2 Competing Risks Analysis Showing Factors Associated with Sustaining a Recorded Fall After Having an Ischemic Stroke

From: Post-stroke patients with moderate function have the greatest risk of falls: a National Cohort Study

VariablesSHR95% CIp-value
Final Modified Rankin Score
 0Referent  
 11.87(0.63, 5.50)0.256
 23.42(1.21, 9.65)0.020
 32.45(0.85, 7.12)0.098
 42.86(0.95, 8.61)0.062
 51.93(0.44, 8.52)0.383
Age (year)1.01(0.99, 1.04)0.366
Blood Sugar Level (mmol/L)1.00(0.92, 1.08)0.912
Haemoglobin at Admission (g/dL)0.95(0.83, 1.10)0.505
Gender
 FemaleReferent  
 Male0.40(0.19, 0.84)0.015
Ethnicity
 ChineseReferent  
 Malay0.45(0.17, 1.18)0.104
 Indian0.75(0.22, 2.50)0.634
Others1.15(0.16, 8.41)0.887
Smoking
 Non-smokerReferent  
 Ex-smoker2.23(0.84, 5.93)0.109
 Current-smoker1.72(0.79, 3.76)0.175
Diabetes Mellitus1.45(0.78, 2.70)0.242
Hypertension1.26(0.56, 2.82)0.575
Hyperlipidaemia1.59(0.47, 5.33)0.455
Atrial Fibrillation0.71(0.31, 1.62)0.412
History of TIA or Stroke1.30(0.68, 2.49)0.431
Anti-platelet at discharge1.30(0.36, 4.66)0.687
Anti-coagulant at discharge1.59(0.39, 6.41)0.514
Discharge Home1.44(0.77, 2.69)0.252