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Table 3 Participant characteristics at baseline (mean ± Standard Deviation, SD) comparing subgroups of low and high adherence

From: ICT-based system to predict and prevent falls (iStoppFalls): results from an international multicenter randomized controlled trial

  High-adherence >90 min (n = 18) Low-adherence <90 min (n = 53) Baseline comparison
    p
 Age, years 73.1 ± 6.7 74.9 ± 6.3 0.556
 Female, n (%) 12 (66.7 %) 26 (49.1 %) 0.112
 Body mass index, kg/m2 24.8 ± 3.5 26.5 ± 4.0 0.223
 Education, years 12 ± 5 11 ± 5 0.906
 Medication use (n) 2.6 ± 2.4 3.6 ± 3.1 0.368
 One or more falls in the previous 12 months, n (%) 6 (33.3 %) 16 (30.8 %) 0.852
 Comorbidities, number 2.8 ± 1.2 2.9 ± 1.4 0.747
 WHODAS, score 14.9 ± 3.0 15.7 ± 4.1 0.746
  1. WHODAS World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule