Table 5 Rate of taking preventive measures after intervention in the control and intervention groups
Preventive measureControl (nā€Š=ā€Š699)Intervention (nā€Š=ā€Š723)
Choose suitable clothes and non-slippery shoes5.032.1*
Be careful while moving about at home22.953.1*
Be careful while walking outdoors43.167.2*
Do exercises to improve balance and strength19.331.7*
Take medicine according to instructions5.0021.58*
Keep in good spirits5.5713.14*
  • Values are percentages.

  • *Significant difference (p<0.05) between intervention group and control group after intervention.