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Table 3 Multivariate forward logistic regression analyses

From: Experienced complaints, activity limitations and loss of motor capacities in patients with pure hereditary spastic paraplegia: a web-based survey in the Netherlands

Dependent variable: ‘faller’ (self-report of at least two falls a year) (n = 109)
 Cofactor Level of cofactor n OR (95% CI) p-value
  Duration of spasticity symptoms Reference: 1–5 years 21   
5–10 years 21 39.070 (5.405–282.410) < 0.001
10–15 years 16 7.789 (1.419–42.757) 0.018
> 15 years 51 18.025 (3.813–85.220) < 0.001
  Comorbidity Reference: No 101   
Yes 8 0.162 (0.052–0.509) 0.002
  Walking aids indoors Reference: No wheelchair 87   
Wheelchair 22 0.130 (0.029–0.577) 0.007
  Rise from floor Reference: Yes, with ease 12   
Yes, with difficulty 59 17.897 2.759–116.108) 0.002
No 38 17.934 (2.333–137.878) 0.006
  Overall explained variance R2 = 0.450
Dependent variable: ‘walker without aids’ (self-report of walking distance without crutch or walker > 500 m) (n = 82)
 Cofactor Level of cofactor n OR (95% CI) p-value
  Age 19–84 82 0.944 (0.899–0.994) 0.030
  Gait problems 0–10 82 0.604 (0.400–0.911) 0.016
  Standing (10 min) Reference: Yes, with ease 40   
Yes, with difficulty 42 0.286 (0.085–0.970) 0.045
  Open heavy door Reference: Yes, with ease 41   
Yes, with difficulty 41 0.165 (0.049–0.564) 0.004
  Overall explained variance R2 = 0.583