Table 1: Demographic and clinical characteristics of survey participants, SABE I.

FallersNonfallersP value

Sex ( , %)<.0001
 Women 1,177 (62.3)1,584 (49.2)
 Men 745 (37.7)1,721 (50.8)
Age, yrs 72.3 SD 8.870.8 SD 8.3<.0001
BMI (Kg/m2)26.0 SD 4.826.0 SD 4.6.837
Residing in rural areas ( , %)942 (37.9)1,408 (30.9)<.0001
Alcohol use ( , %)
 None1,572 (82.2)2,591 (76.8)<.0001
 1 day304 (15.0)634 (21.0)
 ≥2 days45 (2.8)78 (2.2)
Self-reported health ( , %)<.0001
 Excellent13 (0.8)43 (1.6)
 Very good22 (1.6)105 (4.0)
 Good282 (15.6)730 (24.7)
 Fair1,033 (53.5)1,825 (52.9)
 Poor569 (28.5)597 (16.8)
Comorbidities ( , %)
 Cognitive impairment511 (29.0)568 (17.0)<.0001
 Depression533 (39.2)618 (24.4)<.0001
 Hypertension905 (49.8)1,382 (43.9) <.0001
 Diabetes266 (13.9)396 (12.8)<.0001
 COPDa192 (9.7)221 (6.9)<.0001
 Arthritis717 (40.0)932 (28.0)<.0001
 Stroke157 (8.9)165 (4.8)<.0001
 Urinary incontinence557 (31.8)614 (19.6)<.0001
 Cataracts548 (30.4)803 (24.5)<.0001
Physical activity ( , %)577 (29.7)1,078 (32.5)<.0001
Lower extremity disability ( , %)960 (70.1)1,255 (62.3)<.0001
ADLs limitation ( , %)b685 (35.0)713 (21.2)<.0001
Chair stand test<.0001
 Q1 (4 to 9 sec )346 (25.0)842 (30.8)
 Q2 (10 to 11 sec)313 (22.4)727 (25.6)
 Q3 (12 to 14 sec)367 (25.4)704 (25.5)
 Q4 (unable and ≥15 sec)385 (27.2)531 (18.0)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Personal activities of daily living.