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Table 1 Demographics of the persons with dementia and spouses

From: A passive positioning alarm used by persons with dementia and their spouses – a qualitative intervention study

  All Women Men
Persons with dementia    
 Sex 5 2 3
 Age (Md years)(range) 68(55–73) 60 71
 Years since diagnosis (Md time) 6 6 6
 MMSE* (Md)(range) 23(19–28)   
Spouses    
 Sex 5 3 2
 Age (Md years) (range) 67 (62–68) 67 65
Living    
 Terrace house 3   
 Detached house 1   
 Apartment 1   
 Summer cottage 2   
Daytime activity program    
 Frequency (day-s/week)** 3 2 1
  1. * MMSE= Mini Mental State Examination (valued measured < 1 year ago).
  2. ** Varied between 1–3 days/week.