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Table 2—

Risk for one or multiple falls by demographic and health characteristics in individuals with diabetes and a prior foot ulcer

VariableParticipants with any fall (n = 252)
Participants with multiple falls (n = 164)
Odds ratio95% CIOdds ratio95% CI
≥1 comorbid condition 2.10 1.28–3.44* 2.29 1.29–4.08* 
Insensate feet 1.39 0.89–2.20 1.87 1.1–3.2 
Foot deformity 0.81 0.50–1.30 0.82 0.49–1.41 
VA care source 1.44 0.86–2.42 1.84 1.02–3.31 
VariableParticipants with any fall (n = 252)
Participants with multiple falls (n = 164)
Odds ratio95% CIOdds ratio95% CI
≥1 comorbid condition 2.10 1.28–3.44* 2.29 1.29–4.08* 
Insensate feet 1.39 0.89–2.20 1.87 1.1–3.2 
Foot deformity 0.81 0.50–1.30 0.82 0.49–1.41 
VA care source 1.44 0.86–2.42 1.84 1.02–3.31 

Controlling for age, sex, diabetes duration, BMI, ever smoked, and study footwear group.

*

P < 0.05;

P < 0.01.

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