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Table 4 Independent predictors for occasional and recurrent falls at 18 months follow-up

From: Incidence and multidimensional predictors of occasional and recurrent falls among Malaysian community‐dwelling older persons

Domains Variables P-value Exp(B) [95 % CI]
Occasional falls
 Sociodemographic Sex (Female) 0.033* 1.57 1.04–2.36
Marital status (Single) < 0.001* 5.31 3.36–37.48
Falls history 0.006* 1.86 1.19–2.92
 Psychosocial Depressive symptoms 0.014* 1.10 1.02–1.20
Biochemical Hemoglobin 0.040* 0.90 0.81-1.00
 Physical performance Chair stand test 0.040* 0.93 0.87-1.00
Recurrent falls
 Sociodemographic Falls history 0.002* 2.74 1.45–5.19
 Chronic disease Stroke 0.003* 8.57 2.12–34.65
 Body composition Percentage of body fat 0.011* 1.04 1.01–1.08
 Physical performance Chair stand test <0.001* 0.87 0.77–0.97
  1. Note: *p<0.05