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Evid Based Nurs 5:22 doi:10.1136/ebn.5.1.22
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A home based, nurse delivered exercise programme reduced falls and serious injuries in people ≥80 years of age

Home based exercise v usual care for people ≥75 years of age†

Outcome at 1 year Exercise Usual care RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
†Abbreviations defined in glossary. RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Serious injury from falling 1.7% 7.6% 78% (13 to 95) 17 (9 to 140)

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