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Table 4 Frailty in relation to gender, benzodiazepine use and number of falls

From: Falls and long-term care: a report from the care by design observational cohort study

  1- mild frailty 2 - moderate frailty 3 - severe frailty 4 – very severe frailty 5 – terminally ill P value
Male Gender N = 92 11 (12%) 40 (43.4%) 33 (35.9%) 6 (6.5%) 2 (2.2%) 0.21
Female Gender N = 192 19 (10%) 67 (34.9%) 95 (49.5%) 10 (5.2%) 1 (0.5%) 0.21
Benzodiazepine Use N = 118 13 (11.0%) 42 (35.6%) 59 (50%) 2 (1.7%) 2 (1.7%) 0.11
0 Falls N = 113 14 (12.4%) 41 (36.3%) 50 (44.3%) 7 (6.2%) 1 (0.9%) 0.95
1 Fall N = 74 6 (8.1%) 27 (36.5%) 36 (48.6%) 4 (5.4%) 1 (1.4%) 0.95
2-4 Falls N = 70 5 (7.1%) 30 (42.9%) 31 (44.3%) 3 (4.3%) 1 (1.4%) 0.95
5+ Falls N = 27 5 (18.5%) 9 (33.3%) 11 (40.7%) 2 (7.4%) 0 0.95