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Table 2 Characteristics of the participants with very severe dementia (n = 256)

From: Scalability and internal consistency of the German version of the dementia-specific quality of life instrument QUALIDEM in nursing homes – a secondary data analysis

Characteristics InDemA STI-D Leben-QD I Total
n = 90 (35%) n = 116 (45%) n = 50 (20%) n = 256 (100%)
Age in years, mean±SD 84.2 ± 7.7 85.7 ± 8.4 82.0 ± 8.1 84.5 ± 8.2
Female, n (%) 71 (78.9) 89 (76.7) 39 (78.0) 199 (77.7)
PSMS, mean±SD 22.4 ± 3.8 24.3 ± 3.0 23.6 ± 2.9 23.5 ± 3.4
Care dependency levelsa, n (%)     
None 1 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.4)
1 17 (18.9) 8 (6.9) 4 (8.0) 29 (11.3)
2 40 (44.4) 47 (40.5) 19 (38,0) 106 (41.4)
3 32 (35.6) 61 (52.6) 27 (54,0) 120 (46.9)
Missing Values QUALIDEMb 1/1620 4/2088 8/900 13/4608
  1. aAs determined by expert raters of the medical service of the statutory long-term care insurance.
  2. bEach 18 QUALIDEM items per participant.