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Table 3 Mean change in physical function for each MDS-ADL Long Form item at 3 and 6 months for residents with moderate cognitive impairment (CPS = 3).

From: Measuring change in activities of daily living in nursing home residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment

  Change baseline to 3 months (n = 6518) Change baseline to 6 months (n = 5752)
  Mean (SD) 95% CI % decline % improve Mean (SD) 95% CI % decline % improve
ADL Long Form 1.02 (3.77) 0.92–1.08 45.8 27.0 1.78 (4.46) 1.67–1.91 55.6 24.8
Bed mobility 0.16 (0.93) 0.14–0.18 19.5 10.7 0.27 (1.06) 0.25–0.29 25.8 11.6
Transfer 0.17 (0.90) 0.15–0.19 20.1 10.7 0.28 (0.99) 0.27–0.31 26.6 10.3
Locomotion 0.22 (1.27) 0.20–0.24 20.8 11.5 0.33 (1.40) 0.30–0.38 27.4 12.7
Dressing 0.12 (0.73) 0.10–0.14 19.0 10.2 0.19 (0.82) 0.17–0.21 25.6 11.1
Eating 0.18 (1.00) 0.15–0.19 21.0 12.1 0.32 (1.13) 0.31–0.35 28.5 12.0
Toileting 0.12 (0.80) 0.10–0.14 18.3 10.8 0.24 (0.91) 0.21–0.25 26.4 11.2
Personal hygiene 0.11 (0.70) 0.09–0.13 18.9 10.2 0.21 (0.80) 0.19–0.23 26.8 10.5