Table 4

Associations with the Home Falls and Accidents Screening Tool (HOME FAST) score (N=26)

NMedian HOME FAST scoreIQRp Value
Gender
 Men11120.016*†
 Women1534
Ethnicity
 Malay11220.453‡
 Chinese1135
 Indian350
 Other11
Living situation
 Lives alone5340.289†
 Lives with others2124
Has a maid
 Yes61.520.556†
 No2025
Type of house
 Any type of house22240.971†
 Apartment42.53
 One floor101.540.503†
 Two floors1624
Falls history
 Falls in the past 12-month5540.155†
 No falls in the past 12-month2123
Afraid of falling
 Yes20240.033*†
 No60.52
  • *Significant differences detected at p<0.05.

  • †Mann–Whitney U test.

  • ‡Kruskal-Wallis test.