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Table 1 Baseline Patient Details

From: Validation of an individualised quality of life measure in older day hospital patients

Detail Value
Mean age (yrs) (SD) 80.8 (5.9)
Male sex 25/75 (33%)
Marital Status Single 5/75 (7%)
  Married 30/75 (40%)
  Widowed 40/75 (53%)
Formal care input at home 25/75 (33%)
Median MMSE (interquartile range) 28 (4)
Living Status Own home 50/75 (67%)
  Sheltered housing 25/75 (33%)
Mean number of comorbidities (SD) 7.7 (2.4)
Mean number of medications (SD) 6.6 (3.3)
Mean HADS anxiety score (SD) 6.9 (4.8)
Mean HADS depression score (SD) 6.9 (4.1)
Mean FLP physical score (SD) 316 (68)
Mean FLP psychosocial score (SD) 332 (105)
Mean FLP total score (SD) 1091 (180)
Median Barthel index (interquartile range) 18.5 (3)
  1. HADS: Hospital anxiety and depression score. Worst = 21 for each domain
  2. FLP: Functional limitation profile. Worst = 1652
  3. MMSE: Mini mental state examination. Best = 30
  4. Barthel: Best = 20