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Table 1 Demographics and characteristics of patients (as reported by caregivers)

From: Alzheimer’s disease severity and its association with patient and caregiver quality of life in Japan: results of a community-based survey

Characteristic Total
% n
Patient age (mean (SD), min to max) 83.70 (7.63) 38 to 106
Age category < 80 23.7% 71
80–84 30.3% 91
85–89 23.7% 71
90+ 22.3% 67
Gender of patient Female 78.7% 236
Male 21.3% 64
Level of LTCI certification No LTCI 5.0% 15
Support level 1 2.3% 7
Support level 2 4.0% 12
Nursing care level 1 17.3% 52
Nursing care level 2 25.0% 75
Nursing care level 3 21.3% 64
Nursing care level 4 14.3% 43
Nursing care level 5 9.7% 29
Don’t know 1.0% 3
Category of LTCI certification Low severity 12.3% 37
Medium severity 63.7% 191
High Severity 24.0% 72
  1. Note. LTCI long-term nursing care insurance, SD standard deviation