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Table 1 Characteristics all frail patients and the frail patients with fall history and/or FOF

From: Falls prevention at GP practices: a description of daily practice

  All frail patients Frail patients with fall history and/or FOF
  Total Male Female Total Male Female
  1394 505 889 726 235 491
Mean age 84.5 83.8 84.9 85.0 84.7 85.1
(SD, range) (5.81; 75–102) (5.65; 75–100) (5.87; 75–102) (5.82 75–101) (5.88 75–100) (5.79 75–101)
ICPC code related to       
A. General
 Feeling ill/Overall decline/Frailty 24.4% 26.5% 23.2% 16.9% 17.9% 16.5%
 Fainting/Syncope 3.5% 4.6% 2.9% 4.0% 6.0% 3.1%
 Trauma/ Injury NOS/ Falls 7.5% 6.1% 8.2% 12.1% 10.2% 13.0%
 Elderly care/Preventive operations 6.3% 5.3% 6.9% 5.4% 4.3% 5.9%
F. Eye 1.4% 1.2% 1.5% 1.8% 0.9% 2.2%
H. Ear 2.4% 2.6% 2.4% 2.6% 2.6% 2.6%
K. Circulatory 26.5% 31.3% 23.7% 23.7% 28.9% 21.2%
L. Muscoloskeletal 25.5% 17.0% 30.4% 28.7% 21.3% 32.2%
N. Neurological 10.5% 12.1% 9.7% 13.6% 16.2% 12.4%