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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of the Patients

From: Acceptability of oral liquid pharmaceutical products in older adults: palatability and swallowability issues

Characteristics of patients (n = 340)n(%)
SexWomen230(68)
Men107(32)
mda: 3
Age (years)[65, 75]13(4)
[75, 85]111(33)
[85, 95]172(50)
[95, 104]43(13)
md: 1
PlaceHospital304(89)
Nursing home36(11)
DisabilitiesSwallowing disorder53(16)
md: 4  
Muscular or rheumatologic disorders of the upper limbs81(24)
md: 6  
Cognitive impairment210(62)
md: 4  
Number of prescribed medicines per day1–431(9)
5–9147(43)
≥10161(48)
md: 1
  1. amd missing data