Table 2

 Injuries, single and repeat falling, and near falling rates at 8 weeks and 6 months

Exercise groupControl groupUnadjusted exercise−control difference (95% CI)p Value*
*Likelihood ratio test from logistic regression adjusted for SAS at baseline and centre, falling/near falling rates additionally adjusted for number of falls/near falls in previous year at baseline.
†Unadjusted Mann–Whitney U test.
Injuries requiring medical help
    6 months (1 or more)7/67 (10%)11/67 (16%)−6% (−18%, 6%)0.329
    6 months (n)
        060 (90%)56 (84%)0.282†
        16 (9%)7 (10%)
        21 (2%)3 (5%)
        301 (2%)
Fractures
    6 months2/67 (3%)6/67 (9%)−6% (−3%, 16%)0.141
Falling
    8 weeks37/65 (57%)42/64 (66%)−9% (−25%, 8%)0.423
    6 months46/63 (73%)49/63 (78%)−5% (−20%, 10%)0.645
Repeat falling
    8 weeks21/65 (32%)28/64 (44%)−11% (−27%, 5%)0.245
    6 months35/63 (56%)42/63 (68%)−11% (−27%, 6%)0.266
Near falling
    8 weeks46/64 (72%)55/63 (87%)−15% (−30%, −1%)0.020
    6 months50/62 (81%)57/62 (92%)−11% (−24%, 1%)0.048
Repeat near falling
    8 weeks35/64 (55%)49/63 (78%)−23% (−36%, −7%)0.004
    6 months40/62 (65%)53/62 (86%)−21% (−35%, −6%)0.007
More than 10 near falls
    8 weeks17/64 (27%)17/63 (27%)0% (−16%, 15%)0.899
    6 months23/62 (37%)36/62 (58%)−21% (−37%, −3%)0.026