Table 4

Predictors of further falls, among 141 patients fulfilling the eligibility criteria and randomised to the intervention group taking account of intervention as well as the risk factors previously identified

VariableOdds ratio (95% CI)p Value
Falls in previous year:
    for every fall1.4 (1.2 to 1.6)<0.0005
Location of fall:
    indoors2.2 (1.0 to 4.4)0.019
Able to get up:
    no3.4 (1.9 to 6.3)<0.0005
Alcohol intake:
    for an increase of 10 units per week0.61 (0.39 to 0.95)0.006
AMT:
    for a decrease of one scale point0.69 (0.54 to 0.87)<0.0005
Admitted:
    yes0.43 (0.23 to 0.80)0.006
Intervention:
    yes – indoor fall0.17 (0.07 to 0.40)<0.0005
        – outdoor fall0.63 (0.30 to 1.3)0.222