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Table 2 Patient demographic information

From: Acute hospital dementia care: results from a national audit

Sex (% female, n) 61.8, 408
Age (Median, IQR) 83, 79-87
Admitted from home (%, n) 62.1, 410
Admitted from residential care (%, n) 32.7, 216
Admitted to Medical Ward (%, n) 66, 436
Admitted to Care of the Elderly Ward (%, n) 9.1, 60
Admitted to Surgical Ward (%, n) 8.8, 58
Treated on an end of life care pathway (%, n) 5.6, 37
Referred to Specialist Palliative Care (%, n) 6.7, 44
Decision recorded for resuscitation (%, n) 32.5, 215
In-hospital mortality (%, n) 7.7, 51
Discharged to residential care (%, n) 51.4, 339
Discharged home (%, n) 31.7, 209
New institutionalization post-discharge (%, n) 35, 144
Length of Stay (Median, IQR) 12, 7-28