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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for variables of interest (N = 73).

From: Functional neural correlates of reduced physiological falls risk

Variable 1 BAT (n = 22) Mean (SD) 1x RT (n = 28) Mean (SD) 2x RT (n = 23) Mean (SD) Total (N = 73) Mean (SD)
Age (yr) 69.6 (3.1) 69.5 (2.7) 69.1 (3.1) 69.4 (2.9)
Height (cm) 161.5 (6.2) 162.0 (7.5) 162.4 (6.9) 161.9 (6.9)
Weight (kg) 67.1 (10.9) 67.9 (13.6) 68.6 (13.0) 67.9 (12.5)
Education     
   Less than Grade 9 2 0.0 (0.0) 0.0 (0.0) 0.0 (0.0) 0.0 (0.0)
   Grade 9 to 12 without Certificate or Diploma 2 2.0 (9.1) 2.0 (7.1) 0.0 (0.0) 4.0 (5.5)
   High School Certificate or Diploma 2 5.0 (22.7) 3.0 (10.7) 5.0 (21.7) 13.0 (17.8)
   Trades or Professional Certificate or Diploma 2 3.0 (13.6) 6.0 (21.4) 2.0 (8.7) 11.0 (15.1)
   University Certificate or Diploma 2 4.0 (18.2) 5.0 (17.9) 4.0 (17.4) 13.0 (17.8)
   University Degree 2 8.0 (36.4) 12.0 (42.9) 12.0 (52.2) 32.0 (43.8)
MMSE Score (max. 30 pts) 28.8 (1.3) 28.6 (1.3) 28.8 (1.0) 28.7 (1.2)
Falls in the Last 12 Months (yes/no) 2 8 (36.4) 7 (25.0) 9 (39.1) 24 (32.9)
Geriatric Depression Scale (/15 pts) 0.7 (2.2) 0.1 (0.8) 0.6 (1.6) 0.5 (1.6)
Functional Comorbidity Index (/18 pts) 2.2 (1.3) 1.9 (1.7) 1.7 (1.5) 1.9 (1.5)
Baseline Physiological Profile Assessment Score 0.10 (0.91) 0.06 (0.89) 0.16 (1.11) 0.10 (0.96)
Total Brain Volume 3 1404767.07 (61101.38) 1392824.85 (74770.29) 1425571.35 (53607.47) 1406741.26 (65216.88)
White Matter Volume 3 673259.09 (37763.87) 668611.61 (33667.89) 680775.90 (30457.92) 673844.81 (33920.23)
Gray Matter Volume 3 731508.20 (30004.57) 731957.93 (35834.91) 746535.05 (35339.77) 736415.19 (34256.96)
Change in Physiological Falls Risk 0.25 (0.97) 0.04 (0.88) 0.34 (0.82) 0.10 (0.96)
  1. 1 BAT = Balance and Tone; 1x RT = once-weekly resistance training; 2x RT = twice-weekly resistance training; yr = year; kg = kilogram; MMSE = Mini-Mental State Examination; sec = seconds.
  2. 2 Count = number of "yes" cases within each group. % = percent of "yes" within each group.
  3. 3 Brain volume = mm3.