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Table 2 Asoociated factors of fall in the elderly participants aged 60 years and more, with calculation of crude odds ratio (OR) with 95% confidence interval (95% CI) and adjusted OR using multiple regression analysis

From: The role of quadriceps muscle strength in the development of falls in the elderly people, a cross-sectional study

Variable Subject with falls n = 178 Subject without falls n = 850 Crude OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Gender n(%)
 Men 82 (14.3) 491 (85.7) 1 1.15(0.74–1.79)
 Women 96 (21.1) 359 (78.9) 1.6(1.16–2.22) 1
aBMI(kg/m2)
  > 30 62 (18.7) 270 (81.3) 1 1
 25–30 74 (17.2) 357 (82.8) 1.11(076–1.6) 1.09(0.68–1.7)
  < 30 42 (15.8) 223 (82.4) 0.82(053–1.26) 1.1(0.71–0.69)
bOsteoporosis n(%)
 Absent 95 (14.2) 574 (85.8) 1 1
 Present 83 (23.1) 276 (76.9) 1.88(1.34–3.52) 1.38(0.78–1.9)
cQMS (kg)
  > 30 23 (9.3) 225 (90.7) 1 1
 15–30 97 (18.2) 430 (81.8) 2.18(1.34–3.52) 1.72(1.01–2.9)
  < 15 58 (23.5) 189 (76.5) 3.01(1.78–5) 2.02(1.06–3.85)
  1. aBody mass index
  2. bDefined as BMD T-score ≤ − 2.5
  3. cQuadriceps muscle strength