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Table 2 Change in proportions of respondents reporting fall outcomes from pre- to post-intervention

From: The population approach to falls injury prevention in older people: findings of a two community trial

Outcome factor1 %pre %post OR 95% CI
Fall in last 12 months 24.4 24.6 1.03 (0.92,1.16)
Multiple falls2,3 45.2 43.2   
   Men 44.9 48.8 1.08 (0.80,1.48)
   Women 45.5 38.4 0.71 (0.54,0.95)*
Injury from fall 16.6 15.7 0.95 (0.83,1.09)
Hospital admission 1.9 1.9 1.02 (0.71,1.47)
Medical attention 9.2 8.5 0.93 (0.78,1.11)
  1. *p ≤ 0.05, **p ≤ 0.01, ***p ≤ 0.001
  2. 1Adusted for gender, age-group (60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+), education (university/college, trade/technical, senior, junior, primary or less), self-perceived general health (excellent, very good, good, fair, poor), region (Northern Rivers, Wide Bay)
  3. 2 Results based on those reporting at least one fall in the last 12 months only
  4. 3 Significant time × gender effect