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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of old people living at home and in a nursing home

From: Drug use differs by care level. A cross-sectional comparison between older people living at home or in a nursing home in Oslo, Norway

Demographic characteristics H (n = 48,944) NH (n = 2313)
Women, n (%) 29,326 (59.9) 1752 (76.0)
Age 70–79 years, n (%) 27,299 (55.8) 311 (13.4)
Age 80–89 years, n (%) 17,645 (36.0) 1023 (44.3)
Age 90+ years, n (%) 4000 (8.2) 979 (42.3)
  1. H (home population), NH (nursing home population). Gender information was missing for seven NH residents