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Table 1 Distribution of risk of functional decline among SHERPA categories

From: Can we predict functional decline in hospitalized older people admitted through the emergency department? Reanalysis of a predictive tool ten years after its conception

  1999 cohort (≥75 years) 2009 cohort (≥75 years)
SHERPA Category N n (%) decliners N n (%) decliners
1 = low risk 98 10 (10.2) 95 21 (22.1)
2 96 20 (20.8) 89 27 (30.3)
3 87 34 (39.1) 67 25 (37.3)
4 = high risk 74 41 (55.4) 54 29 (53.7)
  355 105 (29.6)
c-statistic = 0.72 (p < 0.0001)
305 102 (33.4)
c-statistic = 0.63 (p < 0.0001)