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Table 2 Factors associated with being screened at high falls risk in unadjusted and multivariable (adjusted) logistic regression analyses

From: Factors associated with screening positive for high falls risk in fragility fracture patients: a cross-sectional study

Variable Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Age, years
 50–64 1.00 1.00
 65–79 1.56 (1.46–1.66) 1.14 (1.06–1.23)
 80+ 3.70 (3.44–3.97) 1.72 (1.57–1.88)
Sex
 Male 1.00 1.00
 Female 1.01 (0.94–1.08) 1.06 (0.97–1.15)
Fracture location
 Hip 2.76 (2.53–3.02) 1.75 (1.58–1.95)
 Shoulder 1.50 (1.38–1.62) 1.26 (1.15–1.39)
 Wrist 1.00 1.00
 Ankle 1.06 (0.98–1.16) 1.18 (1.07–1.29)
 Other 1.58 (1.47–1.70) 1.35 (1.24–1.47)
Living arrangement
 Alone in house or apartment 1.35 (1.27–1.44) 1.20 (1.11–1.28)
 With spouse, family member or roommate 1.00 1.00
 Non-community dwelling 7.33 (6.38–8.43) 3.42 (2.87–4.07)
Alcohol use (more than 3/day)
 Yes 0.86 (0.74–0.99) 0.99 (0.84–1.17)
 No 1.00 1.00
Broke other bone since age 40 from a simple trip and fall
 Yes 2.22 (2.09–2.36) 1.88 (1.75–2.01)
 No 1.00 1.00
Taking Vitamin D supplements
 Yes 1.14 (1.08–1.21) 0.97 (0.90–1.03)
 No 1.00 1.00
Impairment or barrier
 Mental or physical 5.97 (5.18–6.89) 2.51 (2.09–3.01)
 Language/other 1.23 (1.10–1.37) 0.97 (0.85–1.11)
 None 1.00 1.00
Low body weight (<  60 kg)
 Yes 1.16 (1.09–1.24)
 No 1.00  
Chronic disease burdena
 3 or more conditions 3.92 (3.61–4.26)
 2 conditions 2.60 (2.39–2.83)  
 1 condition 1.76 (1.62–1.91)  
 No condition 1.00  
Count of current medicationsa
 4 or more 4.40 (3.83–5.07) 3.42 (2.95–3.97)
 3 2.93 (2.66–3.22) 2.28 (2.05–2.53)
 2 2.22 (2.05–2.40) 1.72 (1.57–1.88)
 1 1.68 (1.56–1.81) 1.37 (1.26–1.48)
 0 1.00 1.00
  1. a For all chronic conditions including heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease, cancer, arthritis, high blood pressure, and cholesterol