|Weighted event rates|
|Outcome at 9–19 months||Hip protectors||No hip protectors||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article. Meta-analysis was done using a fixed effects model.|
|Hip fracture||4%||17%||76% (35 to 91)||8 (5 to 23)|
Review: hip protectors reduce hip fractures after falls in elderly people living in institutions or supported home environments
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