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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: A mixed methods process evaluation of a person-centred falls prevention program

RESPOND intervention participant characteristics 
Recruitmentn = 263
Female, n (%)132 (50.2)
Age group, n (%)
 60–69107 (40.7)
 70–7989 (33.8)
 80–9067 (25.5)
Socio-economic statusa
 1st quartile4 (1.5)
 2nd quartile22 (8.4)
 3rd quartile51 (19.4)
 4th quartile186 (70.7)
Home visitn = 224
Lives alone, n (%)93 (41.5)
Number of fallsb, n (%)
 1 fall135 (60.2)
 2 falls51 (22.8)
 ≥ 3 falls38 (17.0)
Number of comorbiditiesc, n (%)
 None53 (23.6)
 155 (24.6)
 253 (23.7)
 ≥ 363 (28.1)
Falls riskd
 Mild, n (%)54 (24.1)
 Moderate, n (%)90 (40.2)
 High, n (%)80 (35.7)
  1. aSocio-economic status was approximated using the Index of Relative Socio-Economic Advantage and Disadvantage (IRSAD) [36]. The 1st quartile (25th percentile) represents those with the most disadvantage, with the 4th quartile (100th percentile) representing those with the most advantage
  2. bNumber of falls in the last 12 months (including the index fall) was reported by participants as part of the Falls Risk for Older People – Community setting (FROP-Com) risk assessment tool
  3. c Number of comorbidities was reported by participants as part of the FROP-Com assessment. Defined as total number of diagnoses of: arthritis; any respiratory condition; Parkinson’s Disease; diabetes; dementia; peripheral neuropathy; any cardiac condition; stroke; any other neurological condition; lower limb amputation; osteoporosis; vestibular disorder; or lower limb joint replacement
  4. d Falls risk was determined from the FROP-Com total score (0–60): mild = 0–11; moderate = 12–18; high = 19–60 [25]