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Table 1 Demographic and anthropometric characteristics and history of falls of participants (n = 41), Curitiba, PR, Brazil, 2017

From: The HOME FAST BRAZIL self-report version: translation and transcultural adaptation into Brazilian Portuguese

CharacteristicsMean ± SDn (%)
Age (years)72 ± 5 
Sex
Female 36 (88)
Male 5 (12)
Body Mass (kg)73 ± 15 
Height (cm)159 ± 0.07 
BMI (Kg/m2)29 ± 6 
Underweight 7 (17)
Normal 9 (22)
Overweight 5 (12)
Obesity 20 (49)
MMSE (score)27 ± 2 
Formal Education (years)6 ± 4 
History of falls
Presence of falls in the last year 22 (54)
Occurrence of falls at home 15 (36)
Frequency of falls
One fall 12 (29)
Two falls 4 (10)
Three falls 4 (10)
For and more falls 2 (5)
  1. SD standard deviation, Kg kilograms, cm centimeters, Kg/m2 kilogram/meter2, BMI body mass index, MMSE mini-mental state examination, n number, %, percentage