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Table 1 Residents characteristics

From: Discomfort and agitation in older adults with dementia

Characteristics Percentage m Min, Max SD
Sex     
   Male 10.2    
   Female 89.8    
Age (years)   82.7 67, 98 7.8
Duration of institutionalization (months)   38.7 3, 198 37.9
Number of medical conditions   5.2 1, 13 2.6
Daily administration of an analgesic 57.2    
Stage of dementia     
   1 0.0    
   2 0.0    
   3 4.1    
   4 2.0    
   5 16.3    
   6 53.1    
   7 24.5    
Disability in performing ADL   -15.5 -1, -21 5.8
Agitation     
   OA   41.5 29, 90 14.2
   AB   7.2 6, 18 2.5
   NAPB   10.0 6, 29 5.5
   VAB   10.7 6, 32 6.1
Discomfort   4.2 0, 14 3.5
  1. Note. OA = Overall agitation; AB = Aggressive behavior; NAPB = Non aggressive physical behavior; VAB = Verbally agitated behavior.