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 condition2.101.28–3.44*2.291.29–4.08*
Insensate feet1.390.89–2.201.871.1–3.2
Foot deformity0.810.50–1.300.820.49–1.41
VA care source1.440.86–2.421.841.02–3.31
  • Controlling for age, sex, diabetes duration, BMI, ever smoked, and study footwear group.

  • *

    * P < 0.05;

  • P < 0.01.