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Table 1 Demographic profile for residential care home residents with dementia

From: Sedative load of medications prescribed for older people with dementia in care homes

Parameter Care home at each time point   
  1    2    3    4    5    6   
  BL TP2 TP3 BL TP2 TP3 BL TP2 TP3 BL TP2 TP3 BL TP2 TP3 BL TP2 TP3
Number of residents (n) 20 20 19 17 17 16 14 14 14 22 22 21 30 27 25 12 12 10
Gender                  
Female [no.(%)] 18 (90.0) 18 (90.0) 17 (89.5) 14 (82.4) 14 (82.4) 13 (81.3) 12 (85.7) 12 (85.7) 12 (85.7) 20 (90.9) 20 (90.9) 20 (95.2) 19 (63.3) 17 (63.0) 18 (72.0) 8 (66.7) 8 (66.7) 7 (70.0)
Male [no.(%)] 2 (10.0) 2 (10.0) 2 (10.5) 3 (17.6) 3 (17.7) 3 (18.7) 2 (14.3) 2 (14.3) 2 (14.3) 2 (9.1) 2 (9.1) 1 (4.8) 11 (36.7) 10 (37.0) 7 (28.0) 4 (33.3) 4 (33.3) 3 (30.0)
Age                   
Mean 87.4 87.7 88.4 87.3 88.6 87.9 89.0 89.9 90.4 84.6 85.7 85.9 83.5 83.9 83.2 83.7 84.0 84.9
Standard deviation 6.16 6.14 6.25 7.56 8.81 7.75 5.87 5.70 5.62 6.63 5.87 5.97 6.63 6.88 6.21 8.28 8.28 8.53
  1. BL - baseline, TP - time point