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Table 8 Effect of intervention on recurrent falls, as measured by fall-specific rate ratios and 95% confidence intervals

From: On reporting results from randomized controlled trials with recurrent events

Effect Conditional, total follow-up time* Condtional, gap time Marginal
Control 1.00 1.00 1.00
Intervention  
   fall 1 0.68 (0.57, 0.83) 0.68 (0.57, 0.83) 0.68 (0.57, 0.83)
   fall 2 0.46 (0.36, 0.59) 0.46 (0.36, 0.59) 0.42 (0.33, 0.54)
   fall 3 0.53 (0.38, 0.75) 0.53 (0.38, 0.75) 0.30 (0.21, 0.42)
   fall 4 0.50 (0.30, 0.85) 0.53 (0.31, 0.88) 0.20 (0.12, 0.34)
  1. *effects on recurrent falls were not different (χ 2 = 6.6, df = 3, p = 0.08)
  2. effects on recurrent falls were not different (χ 2 = 6.7, df = 3, p = 0.08)
  3. effects on recurrent falls were different (χ 2 = 32.2, df = 3, p < 0.0001)