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Table 3 Adjusted sex differences among male and female home care clients

From: Associations with rates of falls among home care clients in Ontario, Canada: a population-based, cross-sectional study

 IRR95% CIP Value
Functional Characteristics
 Cognitive Skills for Daily Decision-Making – Minimally Impaired
   Males1.421.40, 1.47<  0.001
   Females1.171.16, 1.180.035
 Cognitive Skills for Daily Decision-Making – Moderately Impaired
  Males1.411.40, 1.47<  0.001
  Females1.391.25, 1.400.560
 Activities of Daily Living Decline
  Males1.541.52, 1.68<  0.001
  Females1.581.55, 1.670.945
 Primary Modes of Locomotion Indoors – Cane
  Males1.601.58, 1.67<  0.001
  Females1.281.23, 1.310.039
 Primary Modes of Locomotion Indoors – Walker/Crutch
  Males1.611.60, 1.67<  0.001
  Females1.431.31, 1.450.050
 Primary Modes of Locomotion Indoors – Wheelchair
  Males1.471.44, 1.53<  0.001
  Females1.301.29, 1.310.275
Health Conditions
 Stroke
  Males0.820.78, 0.920.001
  Females0.970.92, 1.000.032
 Congestive Heart Failure
  Males0.750.70, 0.83<  0.001
  Females0.940.89, 1.000.012
 Dizziness or Lightheadedness
  Males1.451.44, 1.56<  0.001
  Females1.381.32, 1.430.517
 Parkinsonism
  Males1.531.32, 1.69<  0.001
  Females1.281.10, 1.530.280
  1. IRR Incident Rate Ratios, 95% CI 95% Confidence Interval