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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for all patients, patients with incident delirium and patients remaining free of delirium

From: Environmental factors and risk of delirium in geriatric patients: an observational study

  All (254)
Mean; SD
Incident delirium (n = 49)
Mean; SD
No delirium (n = 205)
Mean; SD
p-valuesa
Age (years) 86.1; 5.2 86.9; 5.0 85.8; 5.2 0.20
Body Mass Index 24.2; 4.3 23.4; 3.6 24.4; 4.4 0.12
GDSb (1–7) 3.4; 1.7 4.3; 1.3 3.2: 1.7 < 0.001
CIRSc (0–56) 12.9; 4.4 14.3; 4.6 12.6; 4.3 0.020
APACHE (0–71) 8.9; 2.7 9.3; 2.7 8.8; 2.7 0.30
Barthel Index (0–20) 16.3; 3.6 14.9; 4.0 16.7; 3.4 0.002
SPPBd (0–12) 4.0; 3.0 2.5; 2.6 4.3; 3.1 < 0.001
Female 151 (59.4%) 23 (46.9%) 128 (62.4%) 0.049
Home-dwelling 246 (96.9%) 46 (93.9%) 200 (97.6%) 0.19
Dementia (GDS > 4) 133 (52.4%) 38 (77.6%) 95 (46.3%) < 0.001
  1. Baseline characteristics for all patients, patients with incident delirium and patients remaining free of delirium
  2. bGlobal Deterioration Scale
  3. cCumulative Illness Rating Scale
  4. dShort Physical Performance Battery