Table 3: Falls beyond home: causes and landings ( ).

All Group
Single fallersRepeat fallersVery frequent fallers

Falls ( )2491915278

Cause: suddenTripped60 (24%)9 (47%)37 (24%)14 (18%)
Distracted or tired29 (12%)1 (5%)17 (11%)11 (14%)
Freezing16 (6%)010 (7%)6 (8%)
Slipped10 (4%)010 (7%)0
Missed footing9 (4%)2 (11%)6 (4%)1 (1%)
“Collapse”9 (4%)1 (5%)1 (1%)7 (9%)
Total133 (53%)13 (68%)81 (53%)39 (50%)

Cause: failureLost balance45 (18%)3 (16%)30 (20%)12 (15%)
Turned (including too fast)23 (9%)2 (11%)14 (9%)7 (9%)
Rushing10 (4%)07 (5%)3 (4%)
Dodging someone7 (3%)04 (3%)3 (4%)
Reaching or bending5 (2%)04 (3%)1 (1%)
Step back/small space3 (1%)01 (1%)2 (3%)
Total93 (37%)5 (26%)60 (39%)28 (36%)

LandingForward125 (50%)14 (74%)81 (53%)30 (38%)
Backwards/sideways91 (37%)3 (16%)54 (36%)34 (44%)
Total216 (87%)17 (89%)135 (89%)64 (82%)

: number, %: percent.