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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: Test-retest reliability, internal consistency, construct validity and factor structure of a falls risk perception questionnaire in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study

Participant CharacteristicsAll participants (N = 30)
Age, Mean (SD)68.6 (6.9)
Female18 (60.0%)
Duration of diabetes in years, Mean (SD)13.2 (8.2)
Falls Efficacy Scale – International score, Median (1st, 3rd quartiles)25 (22–37)
Falls in the past year, n (%)
 014 (46.7%)
 15 (16.7%)
 27 (23.3%)
 3 or more4 (13.3%)
Nerve pain in the extremities, n (%)20 (66.7%)
Diabetes related complications, n (%)
 Diabetic peripheral neuropathy6 (20.0%)
 Diabetic retinopathy1 (3.3%)
 Autonomic neuropathy0 (0.0%)
 Diabetic foot ulcers, n (%)2 (6.7%)