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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of subjects (n = 116)

From: The relationship between risk factors for falling and the quality of life in older adults

   n %
Age (X ± SD) (Range) (years) 76.60 ± 6.19 (65–90)   
BMI (X ± SD) (Range)(kg/m2) 27.69 ± 3.46 (20.9–40.0)   
Sex (n) Female 64 55
  Male 52 45
Assistive device No 96 82
  Yes 20 17
Alcohol consumption No 94 81
  Yes 22 19
Fall(s) in the previous year No 79 68
  1 time 25 22
  2 times or more 12 10
Reported medical conditions Osteoarthritis 47  
  Hypertension 41  
  Osteoporosis 34  
  Low back pain 21  
  Visual and hearing problems 20  
  Cardiac problems 14  
  Urinary incontinence 7  
  Peripheral vascular disease 4  
  Asthma 4  
No of medications (X ± SD) (Range) 4.03 ± 2.42 (0–10)