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Table 2 Fall incidence and hazard ratio (HR) according to the fall-risk factors over the 6-month in older people (n = 255)

From: Association between walking 5000 step/day and fall incidence over six months in urban community-dwelling older people

Fall risk factors Total
(n = 255)
Fallers
(n = 33)
Person-day
(days)
Incidence density
(per 1000 person day)
HRunadj 95%CI p-value
Age group (years)
 80–89 years 21 6 3013 1.99 3.54 1.37–9.11 0.001*
 70–79 years 74 12 12,006 0.99 1.78 0.83–3.79 0.14
 60–69 years 160 15 26,637 0.56 1.00   
Gender
 Female 183 24 29,990 0.80 1.04 0.48–2.23 0.92
 Male 72 9 11,666 0.77 1.00   
BMI (kg/m2)
 Obese (BMI ≥ 25) 98 15 15,948 0.94 1.66 0.67–4.10 0.27
 Overweight (23.0 ≤ BMI < 25.0) 65 8 10,811 0.74 1.47 0.55–3.96 0.44
 Normal (18.5 ≤ BMI < 23.0) 76 8 12,359 0.65 1.00   
 Lean (BMI < 18.5) 16 2 2538 0.79 1.39 0.30–6.70 0.68
FROP-Com
 Polypharmacy/psychotics drug
  Yes 34 12 4944 2.43 4.32 2.12–8.79 0.001*
  No 221 21 36,712 0.57 1.00   
 Medical conditions
   ≥ 3 conditions   11 4955 2.21 3.75 1.82–7.74 0.001*
  0–2 condition   22 36,701 0.60 1.00   
 Urinary incontinence
  Yes 74 17 11,361 1.49 2.87 1.45–5.68 0.003*
  No 181 16 30,295 0.53 1.00   
 Living alone
  Yes 29 2 4801 0.41 0.48 0.13–1.99 0.39
  With family 226 31 36,855 0.84    
 Income per month (baht)a
   ≤ 2600 baht 134 18 21,565 0.83 1.11 0.56–2.21 0.76
   > 2600 baht 121 15 20,091 0.75 1.00   
  1. a classified from median of income/month