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Table 1 Participant’s characteristics at baseline

From: Can two multimodal psychomotor exercise programs improve attention, affordance perception, and balance in community dwellings at risk of falling? A randomized controlled trial

  EG1 Prevalence or Mean ± SD EG2 Prevalence or Mean ± SD CG Prevalence or Mean ± SD P-value
Age (years) 74.3 ± 5.4 74.7 ± 5.5 76.8 ± 5.8 0.407
Sex, female (%) 14 (87.5) 15 (93.8) 13 (68.4) 0.124
Educational level (years) 6.0 ± 2.6 6.1 ± 3.4 7.0 ± 5.3 0.997
Cognitive performance (points) 27.7 ± 1.7 28.2 ± 1.7 28.5 ± 1.6 0.332
Body mass index (kg/m2) 29.1 ± 3.0 28.6 ± 4.3 28.1 ± 4.4 0.648
Physical independence (points) 21.5 ± 2.7 20.8 ± 2.2 21.5 ± 2.8 0.554
Physical activity (MET-min/week) 927.0 ± 557.9 953.4 ± 638.5 740.4 ± 520.9 0.611
Number of falls within the last six months (n) 1.13 ± 0.8 1.19 ± 1.0 1.11 ± 0.3 0.993
  1. SD standard deviation, EG1 experimental group attending the multimodal psychomotor program (n = 16), EG2 experimental group attending the combined program: multimodal psychomotor program + WBV (n = 16), GC control group (n = 19). Significant differences between groups, p <  0.05