Table 1

Baseline characteristics of participants

Baseline Variable

Intervention

Control


Age (mean, SD)

76.2 (4.41)

77.09 (5.34)

Weight (Kilos, mean SD)

65.23 (11.88)

65.65 (12.45)

Percent (n) < 58 kilos

31.2% (231/740)

30.8% (72/234)

Prior any fracture

59.0% (454/770)

61.5% (152/247)

Smoker

5.8% (32/551)

5.4% (9/166)

Poor/Fair Health

33.8% (260/769)

28.7% (71/247)

Maternal hip fracture

13.6% (105/770)

15.0% (37/247)

Fall in previous 12 months

31.6% (243/770)

36.8% (91/247)

Taking anti-fracture treatment

5.5% (42/770)

3.2% (8/247)

SF12

MCS (mean; SD)

52.20 (9.05)

53.00 (8.66)

PCS (mean; SD)

41.33 (11.88)

40.28 (11.60)

Euroqol

0.73 (0.218)

0.69(0.26)


Cockayne and Torgerson BMC Medical Research Methodology 2005 5:34   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-5-34

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