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Table 1 Sociodemographic data and dementia prevalence from the medical chart review

From: Cross-sectional study of prevalence of dementia, behavioural symptoms, mobility, pain and other health parameters in nursing homes in Austria and the Czech Republic: results from the DEMDATA project

Country AUT CZ p-value
Statistical values N Mean (±SD)a 95% CI N Mean (±SD)a 95% CI
Sociodemographic data
 Female % (n) 571 73.4% (419) 69.8–77.0 514 77.8% (400) 74.2–81.4 .10b
 Nationality % (n) 571 98.6% AUT (563) 97.6–99.6 496 96.4% CZ (478) 94.7–98.0  
 Native language % (n) 571 98.3% German (561) 97.2–99.3 493 97.0% Czech (478) 95.4–98.5  
 Age (yrs.) 571 84.4 ± 8.3 (Range: 50–102) 83.7–85.1 485 84.6 ± 7.5 (Range: 53–102) 83.9–85.3 .998c
 Stay in nursing home (yrs.) 571 3.4 ± 4.5 (Range: 0–65) 3.0–3.8 467 3.1 ± 3.6 (Range: 0–22) 2.8–3.4 .47c
Diagnosis of dementia
 Dementia in chart % (n) 571 58.8% (336) 54.8–62.9 349 55.0% (192) 49.8–60.2 .28b
 Alzheimer’s disease % (n)   34.5% (116)    37.5% (72)   
 Vascular dementia % (n)   10.4% (35)    20.8% (40)   
 Other (or not specified, CZ) % (n)   55.1% (185)    41.7% (80)   
  1. aData represent mean (M) and standard deviation (SD) if not otherwise stated
  2. bPearson’s Chi-squared test
  3. cWilcoxon rank sum Test