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Table 2 Participants' characteristics

From: The reliability of postural balance measures in single and dual tasking in elderly fallers and non-fallers

  All (n = 37) Non-fallers (n = 26) Fallers (n = 11) P
Female 29 18 11  
Male 8 8 0  
Age; years (SD) 73 (6) 71 (6) 76 (4) ns.
Range 61/85 61/85 67/83  
Weight; kg (SD) 67 (11) 69 (11) 64 (12) ns.
Height; cm (SD) 165 (7) 166 (8) 161 (5) 0.05
Hip width (cm) 34.2(3) 34.4(2) 33.7(4) ns.
BOS width (cm) 27.7(4) 29.4(3) 30.5(4) ns.
  1. SD = Standard Deviation; p = unpaired t-tests; *p < 0.05 fallers and non-fallers; ns = not significant, BOS = base of support