Table 6 Age-specific fall rate before and after intervention in the control and intervention groups
Age groupBefore intervention (%)After intervention (%)
Control (n = 994)Intervention (n = 1316)Control (n = 699)Intervention (n = 723)
Fell once in last 12 months
    >6015.513.312.67.6
    >7019.318.421.46.1*
    >8022.725.117.59.2*
Fell ⩾2 times in last 12 months
    >607.84.54.10.9*
    >709.17.86.21.2*
    >8015.111.37.31.2*
  • *Significant difference (p<0.05) between intervention group and control group after intervention.