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Evid Based Nurs 8:120 doi:10.1136/ebn.8.4.120
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A multifactorial intervention reduced the mean number of falls but not the proportion who fell in older people with recurrent falls

Multifactorial intervention v conventional care in older people with recurrent falls*

Outcomes at 1 y Multifactorial intervention Conventional care RRR (95% CI) NNT
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Continuing to fall 65% 68% 5% (−12 to 19) Not significant
Fall related hospital admissions 9% 11% 20% (−54 to 59) Not significant

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