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Table 1 Participant characteristics by group

From: On the use of approximate entropy and sample entropy with centre of pressure time-series

  One-way ANOVA Descriptive statistics by group Post hoc
   Young (n = 85) Non-Fallers (n = 56) Fallers (n = 18) NF - Y F - Y F - NF
Variable F p-value Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean(SD) MD p-value MD P-value MD p-value
Age, years 722.3 < 0.001 27.7(7.78) 71.5(6.35) 71.2(7.12) 43.8 < 0.001 43.5 <0.001 −0.3 0.984
Height, cm 26.2 < 0.001 166.8(8.75) 157.8(8.73) 155.2(6.16) −9 < 0.001 -11.6 <0.001 −2.6 0.502
Weight, kg 2.24 0.11 61.6(7.73) 63.9(8.43) 60(8.10) 2.3 0.207 -1.6 0.718 −3.9 0.163
BMI, kg/m2 26.7 < 0.001 22.2(2.82) 25.7(2.97) 24.9(2.84) 3.5 < 0.001 2.7 0.001 −0.8 0.540
  1. F F = statistic deviation, MD mean difference, BMI body mass index. Bold values indicate significant differences