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Table 4 Analysis of related factors of recurrent falling in older inpatients

From: Incidence and clinical characteristics of fall-related injuries among older inpatients at a tertiary grade a hospital in Shandong province from 2018 to 2020

Variables Recurrent fallers
(n = 20)
Single fallers(n = 133) χ2 P value
With cerebrovascular disease Yes 8 16 8.278 0.004
  No 12 115   
Hypoglycemic drugs Yes 8 23 4.232 0.040
  No 12 110   
Falling risk No or low or moderate risk 1 94 31.860  < 0.001
  High risk 19 39   
Fall times in 3 months  < 3 12 133 48.353  < 0.001
   ≥ 3 8 0   
Primary nurses positional title Nurse or senior nurse 7 82 5.076 0.024
  Supervisor nurse 13 51   
Primary nurses grading N0 or N1 or N2 10 103 6.781 0.009
  N3 10 30