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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population

From: Claims data-based analysis of the influence of individual and regional characteristics on the utilisation of long-term care by people with dementia in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

 Individuals
(n = 79,349)
Agea82.8 (7.06); 65–107)
Age in categories [n(%)]
 65–69 years2820 (3.6)
 70–74 years7500 (9.5)
 75–79 years15,294 (19.3)
 80–84 years20,161 (25.4)
 85–89 years19,289 (24.3)
 90–94 years11,571 (14.6)
 95 years and older2714 (3.4)
Sex [n(%)]
 Male26,115 (32.9)
 Female53,234 (67.1)
LoCD [n(%)]
 No LoCD29,263 (36.9)
 LoCD 02444 (3.1)
 LoCD 118,604 (23.4)
 LoCD 219,319 (24.3)
 LoCD 39609 (12.1)
 Hardship case110 (0.1)
Comorbidity (CCI) [n(%)]
 none19,710 (24.8)
 mild24,783 (31.2)
 moderate18,055 (22.8)
 severe16,801 (21.2)
Area [n(%)]
 City district11,467 (14.5)
 Urban district54,942 (69.2)
 Rural district12,940 (16.3)
No LTC services [n(%)]38,388 (48.4)
Nursing home care [n(%)]16,159 (20.4)
Outpatient care [n(%)]852 (1.1)
Informal care [n(%)]24,281 (30.6)
Respite care [n(%)]2812 (3.5)
  1. a[mean (standard deviation (SD)); range]