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Table 2 Scores of objective health: Chronic conditions, mental health, and functional status measures.

From: Correlates of institutionalized senior veterans' quality of life in Taiwan

Measure N % mean ± SD
Chronic conditions 260   3.43 ± 1.91
   Hypertension 135 54  
   Diabetes 56 22.4  
   Heart disease 84 33.6  
   Pulmonary disease 39 15.6  
   Stroke 15 6  
   Osteoarthritis 161 64.4  
   Hyperlipidemia 69 27.6  
   Renal disease 24 9.6  
   Benign prostatic hypertrophy 89 35.6  
   Cancer 9 3.6  
   Depressive symptoms* 16 6.4  
Mental Health    
   MMSE 260   25.82 ± 2.92
   GDS-15 260   2.87 ± 2.64
Functional Status    
   ADL 260   97.73 ± 5.03
   IADL 260   4.44 ± 1.46
  1. *Depressive symptoms refer to clinically significant depressive symptoms: respondents identifying depression according to physician's previous diagnoses.