Table 2

Demographic data (N=26)

DemographicN (%)Mean (95% CI)
Age68.69 (66.08 to 71.30)
Gender
 Male11 (42.3)
 Female15 (57.7)
Ethnicity
 Malay11 (42.3)
 Chinese11 (42.3)
 Indian3 (11.5)
 Other1 (3.8)
Religion
 Islam10 (38.5)
 Christian11 (42.3)
 Buddhist1 (3.8)
 Hindu3 (11.5)
 Atheist1 (3.8)
Marital status
 Single/never married2 (7.7)
 Married21 (80.8)
 Widowed3 (11.5)
Household
 Alone5 (19.2)
 With others21 (80.8)
  Has maid6 (28.5)
  With spouse16 (76.2)
Education
 No schooling2 (7.7)
 Primary1 (3.8)
 Secondary14 (53.8)
 Certificate/skill1 (3.8)
 College/university8 (30.8)
Type of house
 Single-storey house6 (23.1)
 Double-storey house16 (61.5)
 Apartment-like or condominium4 (15.4)
Years living in the house25.42 (19.65 to 31.19)
Has fallen in the past 12 months
 Yes5 (19.2)
 No21 (80.8)
 Fall in home
  Yes4 (80)
  No1 (20)
Afraid of falling
 Yes20 (76.9)
 No6 (23.1)