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Table 1 Baseline experimental and control group demographics

From: Impact of the HOP-UP-PT program on older adults at risk to fall: a randomized controlled trial

  Experimental Group Control Group  
  n= n=  
Females 57 53  
Males 15 19  
Medication Consumption
  ≤ 4 15 27  
Between 5 and 9 35 29  
  > 9 19 15  
psychotropic drug category 18 10  
Use of corrective lenses 58 60  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P-value
Age 76.6 (7.0) 77.2 (8.2) 0.51
Functional Co-morbidity Index 4.0 (2.1) 3.9 (2.3) 0.64
Weight (lbs.) 174.8 (33.5) 168.8 (37.9) 0.24
Height (inches) 64.0 (3.6) 64.0 (4.0) 0.99
Body Mass Index 29.9 (5.4) 28.6 (5.4) 0.12
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 133 (20) 131 (15) 0.52
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 76 (10) 78 (10) 0.90
Heart Rate (beats/minute) 70 (10) 71 (10) 0.78
STEADI risk category
(0 = low,1 = moderate, 2 = high)
0.77 (0.7) 0.71 (0.7) 0.59
  1. SD = Standard deviation