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Table 5 Differences between number of medications, history of falls, gender and fear of falling between fallers and non-fallers

From: Characterization of falls in adults with established rheumatoid arthritis and associated factors

   Occurrence of falls (n)   
No Yes χ2 P
Polypharmacy Up to three medications 20 9 5.55 0.018
Four or more 24 33
History of falls Yes 10 22 8.087 0.004
No 34 20
Gender Female 38 38 0.354 0.552
Male 6 4
Fear of falling Present 31 31 0.120 0.729
Absent 13 11
  1. X2: chi-square; P: significance level