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Table 2 Group comparison between individuals in analytical sample and drop-out individuals

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

  Analytical sample (n = 530) Drop out (n = 217) p-value
Age, n (%)
 65–69 64 (12.1) 51 (18.8) 0.106
 70–74 187 (35.3) 93 (34.3)  
 75–79 160 (30.2) 73 (26.9)  
 80–84 87 (16.4) 36 (13.3)  
 Above 85 32 ( 6.0) 18 (6.6)  
Fear of fall, n (%) 286 (54.0) 142 (52.4) 0.730
Female, n (%) 354 (66.8) 164 (60.5) 0.093
Slower TUG, n (%) 9 (1.7) 3 (1.1) 0.744
Polypharmacy, n (%) 95 (17.9) 45 (17.0) 0.818
  1. TUG timed up and go test
  2. Participants whose TUG score was less than 13.5 s were classified as slower