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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the Vancouver falls prevention cohort (available case analysis)

From: Mobility predicts change in older adults’ health-related quality of life: evidence from a Vancouver falls prevention prospective cohort study

Variables at baseline Mean (SD) or number (%) or median (IQR)
Age (years) (n = 315) 82.5 (6.5)
Sex (Male/Female) (n = 308) 112 (36.4)/196 (63.4)
Living status (n = 253)  
Lives alone 100 (39.5)
Lives with others 122 (48.2)
Assisted living 31 (12.3)
Education (n = 299)  
< Grade 9 33 (11.0)
Grades 9–13, no diploma 59 (19.7)
High school with diploma 58 (19.4)
Trades school 23 (7.7)
Some university 36 (12.0)
University 90 (30.1)
FCI (n = 320) 2.5 (1.9)
GDS (n = 315) 3.1 (2.6)
EQ-5D (n = 245) 0.778 (0.217) or 0.8 (0.27)
SPPB (n = 303) 7.3 (2.5)
TUG (n = 296) 19.7 (10.5)
PPA (n = 311) 1.7 (1.1)
MMSE (n = 315) 26.4 (3.2)
MoCA (n = 303) 22.1 (4.6)