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Table 2 Validation sample characteristics

From: Reliability and validity of the German translation of the de Morton Mobility Index (DEMMI) performed by physiotherapists in patients admitted to a sub-acute inpatient geriatric rehabilitation hospital

Characteristic (n = 107) Value
Age (years) 80 ± 6 (64–97)
Male/female (%) 35/65
Charlson Comorbidity Index (age adjusted) 6 (5–7)
Mini Mental State Examination 29 (27–30)
Diagnosis (ICD-10 categories, %)  
 Musculo-skeletal 58
 Circulatory 11
 Nervous system 8
 Digestive 6
 Other 17
Time between admission and anamnesis (days) 13 ± 6 (1–27)
Time between anamnesis and assessment (days) 1.5 ± 1 (0–7)
Time between assessment and discharge (days) 9 ± 6 (0–25)
Duration of inpatient stay (days) 24 ± 6 (9–42)
In-hospital mobility - state (self-reported)  
Independent/with supporting person/non-ambulatory, n (%) 85/8/14 (79/8/13)
In-hospital mobility - walking aid (self-reported), n (%)  
 None 8 (8)
 Cane 5 (5)
 Rollator 69 (65)
 Other 10 (9)
 Wheelchair (non-ambulatory) 15 (14)
De Morton Mobility Index 53 ± 12 (20–85)
Falls Efficacy Scale 42 (28–56)
Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment 20 (16–24)
Functional Ambulation Categories 4 (3–4)
Gait speed (m/s)1 0.57 ± 0.20 (0.22-1.43)
6 Minute Walk Test (m) 153 ± 86 (0–454)
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation (range), median (interquartile range).
  2. 1n = 99.