Table 2

The odds ratio (OR) of breaking the hip in the first registered fall within each of 705 fallers in 15 nursing homes in two municipalities in Norway in 1998/99 depending on hip protector status, estimated by means of logistic regression adjusted for age and gender

ORp Value95% CI
CI, confidence interval.
Age
    One year increase1.0170.350.98 to 1.05
    Ten year increase1.180.350.83 to 1.69
Gender
    Women = 1, men = 01.070.840.57 to 2.00
Hip protector status
    User—not wearing protector (Yes = 1, No = 0)1.00
    User—wearing protector (Yes = 1, No = 0)0.310.0090.13 to 0.75
    Non-user (Yes = 1, No = 0)0.370.0060.18 to 0.75