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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Prevalence of inappropriate medication using Beers criteria in Japanese long-term care facilities

Characteristics Number of patients as a percentage of the total
(N = 1669)
Gender  
Male 25.3
Female 74.7
Age  
65 – 69 3.7
70 – 74 7.1
75 – 79 13.9
80 – 84 22.2
85 – 89 24.8
90 - 28.4
Mean age (years) 84.5
4 or more diseases 31.4
ADL score of 2 or more* 69.1
CPS score of 2 or more** 76.3
DRS score of 3 or more*** 7.1
Number of medications  
1 or more 94.1
6 or more 36.2
9 or more 11.9
Psychotropic drug use 18.6
  1. *ADL: MDS ADL Self-Performance Hierarchy
  2. **CPS: Cognitive Performance Scale
  3. ***DRS: Depression Rating Scale