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Table 1 Participant characteristics for the three slip groups. Values are means (standard deviation)

From: Perturbation-based balance training targeting both slip- and trip-induced falls among older adults: a randomized controlled trial

  Baseline
(n = 11)
Post-Control
(n = 5)
Post-PBT
(n = 11)
ANOVA p-value
Female/Male 6/5 3/2 5/6  
Age (years) 68.2 (3.5) 69.6 (5.3) 71.1 (3.3) .203
Height (m) 1.71 (0.08) 1.67 (0.11) 1.68 (0.11) .724
Mass (kg) 83.6 (15.4) 80.3 (16.4) 74.4 (16.4) .441
IPAQ (MET minutes per week) 3355 (3845) 6384 (5083) 2371 (1815) .268
Falls in the past year 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (9%) .483K
Timed-up-and-go (s) 8.4 (1.2) 7.6 (1.3) 7.7 (1.4) .425
POMA (0–28 [best]) 26.6 (1.1) 27.2 (0.8) 26.5 (1.0) .415
Falls Efficacy Scale (10 [best] -100) 12.0 (4.5) 10.0 (0.0) 11.8 (3.1) .332K
  1. Note: IPAQ International Physical Activity Questionnaire, short form, POMA performance-oriented mobility assessment, K indicates Kruskal-Wallis Test was used