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Table 1 Characteristics of residents in the group discussion (n = 33)

From: Development of a complex intervention to improve participation of nursing home residents with joint contractures: a mixed-method study

Variables
Age in years, mean (SD) 84.6 (7.0)
Female gender, n (%) 29 (88)
Self-rated functioninga, mean (SD) 4.72 (1.9)
Localization of joint contracture, n (%)
 Lower extremity 8 (24)
 Upper extremity 5 (15)
 Lower and upper extremity 20 (61)
Level of care dependencyb, n (%)
 Minor 6 (18)
 Considerable 15 (45)
 Severe 10 (30)
 Most severe 0 (0)
  1. aVisual analogue scale, range 0 to 10 = sad face to smiling. Data not available for three participants
  2. bFor description of the functional and cognitive status, we used levels of care dependency as assessed by expert raters of the medical service of the German statutory health insurance system (0 = minor, 1 = considerable, 2 = severe, 3 = most severe). Data not available for two participants