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Table 3 Rate ratios for the occurrence of falls during one-year follow-up according to fall-related measures (fall history, FoF, fall history*FoF)

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

  Model 1 Model 2
Variables RR 95%CI RR 95%CI
Fall history
 non-faller Ref   Ref  
 single fallers 2.61 0.98, 5.83 2.81 1.06, 6.30
 multiple fallers 15.10 8.90, 25.40 13.60 8.00, 23.04
FoF
 non-FoF Ref   Ref  
 FoF 3.34 2.27, 5.07 3.70 2.48, 5.67
Interaction, fall history*FoF
 non-faller*FoF Ref   Ref  
 single fallers*FoF 0.58 0.23, 1.66 0.48 0.19, 1.38
 multiple fallers*FoF 0.36 0.20, 0.66 0.37 0.20, 0.68
  1. Model 1 did not include any confounding variables. Model 2 included age, sex, TUG, and polypharmacy as confounding variables
  2. FoF fear of falling, RR rate ratio, CI confidence interval, TUG timed up and go test