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Table 1 Characteristics of participants at baseline

From: The association between fear of falling and occurrence of falls: a one-year cohort study

  Non-fallers (n, % = 433, 81.7) Single fallers (n, % = 56, 10.6) Multiple fallers (n, % = 41, 7.7) p-value
Age, n (%)
 65–69 57 (13.2) 5 (8.9) 2 (4.9) 0.095
 70–74 156 (36.0) 21 (37.5) 10 (24.4)  
 75–79 123 (28.4) 23 (41.1) 14 (34.1)  
 80–84 70 (16.2) 6 (10.7) 11 (26.8)  
 Above 85 27 (6.2) 1 (1.8) 4 (9.8)  
Fear of fall, n (%) 217 (50.1) 40 (71.4) 29 (70.7) 0.001
Female, n (%) 286 (66.1) 41 (73.2) 27 (65.9) 0.559
Slower TUG, n (%) 5 (1.2) 1 (1.8) 3 (7.3) 0.014
Polypharmacy, n (%) 65 (15.0) 13 (23.2) 17 (41.5)  < 0.001
  1. TUG timed up and go test
  2. Participants whose TUG score was less than 13.5 s were classified as slower in TUG