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Table 3 Characteristics of the participants

From: Reflections of older people about their experience of fall prevention exercise in the community- a qualitative study exploring evidence-based practice

Participant ID Gender Age Education level Living alone (Yes/ No) Number of medications SPPB score Walking aid (Yes/ No) Diagnosis (Number)
1 M 68 High No 3 8 Yes 3
2 F 75 High Yes 6 10 No 2
3 M 81 Middle No 1 11 Yes None
4 M 83 High Yes 3 12 No None
5 F 78 Middle No 3 9 Yes 1
6 F 88 Middle Yes 8 6 Yes 3
7 F 78 Middle No 4 11 Yes 4
8 F 74 Middle Yes 4 11 Yes 2
9 M 77 High No 0 9 No None
10 F 76 Middle Yes 3 9 Yes 2
11 M 76 Middle No 16 1 Yes 4
12 M 91 High No 5 9 No 3
13 M 89 Middle Yes 6 10 Yes 2
14 F 90 Middle Yes 5 5 Yes 2
15 F 93 High Yes 4 8 Yes 3
16 F 69 High Yes 0 11 No None
  1. Note: F female, M male, Education level: low (7 or less years), middle (8–12 years), or high (13 or more years), SPPB score: summed score for the Short Physical Performance Battery