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Table 5 OR of fall-related injuries 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 No or minor injury
(n = 125)
Moderate or serious injury
(n = 28)
χ2 P value OR 95%CI
Nursing adverse events level Vulnerabilities or no adverse events 111 4 68.039  < 0.001 47.571 14.392–157.247
  Adverse events 14 24     
With hypoglycemic drugs Yes 21 10 5.065 0.024 2.751 1.114–6.795
  No 104 18     
With bed rails Yes 87 14 3.917 0.048 0.437 0.190–1.005
  No 38 14     
Fall at the edge of the bed Yes 53 6 4.369 0.037 0.365 0.138–0.964
  No 72 22     
Falling risk No or low risk 16 1 6.497 0.039   
  Moderate risk 58 20    5.517 0.687–44.306
  High risk 51 7    2.196 0.251–19.219