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Table 3 Balance measures in obese and normal weight groups. Values are in means (SD).

From: The influence of obesity on falls and quality of life

Variables Obese (N = 128) Non-Obese (N = 88) P Value Effect Size Estimated Power
Side by Side Stance: Eyes Open (sec) 10.00 (0) 10.00 (0) 0.900 ------ ------
Side by Side Stance: Eyes Closed (sec) 9.90 (0.78) 9.91 (0.78) 0.232 .01 .10
Semi Tandem Stance Eyes Open (sec) 9.95 (0.45) 10.00 (0) 0.497 .22 .38
Semi Tandem Stance Eyes Closed (sec) 9.74 (1.3) 9.62 (1.3) 0.605 .09 .15
Tandem Stance: Eyes Open (sec) 8.90 (2.4) 9.07 (2.3) 0.798 .07 .13
Tandem Stance: Eyes Closed (sec) 6.79 (3.4) 6.91 (3.5) 0.538 .04 .08
Unipedal Stance: Eyes Open (sec) 27.06 (24.7) 29.21 (25.0) 0.706 .09 .15
Unipedal Stance: Eyes Closed (sec) 6.30 (10.8) 6.91 (12.4) 0.538 .05 .09
  1. EO = eyes open and EC = eyes closed.