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Table 2 Medicines interventions with propensity to affect falls and drug burden

From: Process evaluation for the Care Homes Independent Pharmacist Prescriber Study (CHIPPS)

Intervention Falls Odds Ratio.
  1–1.5 1.51–2 > 2 All
  No (%) of interventions
Stop 17 (18%) 77 (82%) 0 (0%) 94 (100%)
Start 4 (20%) 15 (75%) 1 (5%) 20 (100%)
Dose reduction 8 (15%) 46 (85%) 0 (0%) 54 (100%)
Dose increase 1 (5.9%) 16 (94%) 0 (0%) 17 (100%)
  DBI Score
  0.1–0.5 0.51–1 1.01–1.5 All
  No. (%) interventions
Stop 81 (61.4%) 51 (38.6%) 0 (0%) 132 (100%)
Start 3 (50%) 3 (50%) 0 (0%) 6 (100%)
Dose reduction 26 (55.3%) 21 (44.7%) 0 (0%) 47 (100%)
Dose increase 4 (100%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (100%)