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Table 2 Hazard ratios using a stratified conditional Cox model for recurrent injurious falls risk

From: Risk factors for recurrent injurious falls that require hospitalization for older adults with dementia: a population based study

Variable Adjusted hazard ratio 95 % confidence interval p-value
Gender
 Male 1.00   
 Female 1.07 1.01–1.12 0.009*
Age (years)
 60–64 1.00   
 65–69 1.49 0.59–2.59 0.15
 70–74 2.11 1.23–3.60 <0.001*
 75–79 2.68 1.57–4.55 <0.001*
 80–84 3.68 2.22–6.41 <0.001*
  ≥ 85 5.78 3.41–9.81 <0.001*
aInjurious fall in previous year
 No fall 1.00   
 Fall 1.08 1.02–1.13 0.02*
Marital status
 Not Married 1.00   
 Married 0.99 0.95–1.04 0.98
Comorbidity
 No 1.00   
 Yes 0.97 0.92–1.01 0.25
Residential location
 Metropolitan 1.00   
 Rural 1.08 1.02–1.15 0.008*
 Remote 0.88 0.81–1.01 0.09
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05
  2. a Prior to index hospital admission