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Table 1 Demographic data for participants attending farm-based dementia care or regular day care

From: Physical activity in people with dementia attending farm-based dementia day care – a comparative actigraphy study

DemographicFarm-based dementia care
(n = 29)
Regular Day Care
(n = 107)
P-value1
Gender – man (%)20 (69.0)36 (34.0)0.001
Age – mean (SD)74.0 (7.22)84.3 (8.10)< 0.001
Educationn = 29n = 870.189
- Primary (%)4 (13.8)40 (46.0) 
- Secondary (%)19 (65.5)20 (23.0) 
- College/University6 (20.7)25 (28.7) 
Living alone (%)4 (13.8)57 (54.3)< 0.001
Clinical dementia rating (CDR)n = 29N = 102 
CDR – mean (SD)1.22 (0.57)1.52 (0.67)0.021
CDR – groups
- No (%)0 (0)4 (3.9) 
- Very mild (%)3 (10.3)3 (2.9) 
- Mild (%)19 (65.5)41 (40.2) 
- Moderate (%)6 (20.7)49 (48.0) 
- Severe (%)1 (3.4)5 (4.9) 
TUG – mean time in seconds (SD)13.48 (5.61)17.22 (8.02)0.026
Activity levels
 Sedentary activity % - mean (SD)39.70 (13.41)43.51 (14.62)0.209
 Min – max211.75–66.1910.67–73.41 
 Light activity % - mean (SD)50.53 (8.87)50.19 (11.48)0.864
 Min-Max232.90–65.6624.38–76.86 
 Moderate activity % - mean (SD)9.75 (9.34)6.29 (5.97)0,066
 Min-Max20.17–38.430.03–28.35 
  1. 1p < 0.05 was considered significant
  2. 2Minimun and maximum values for the variable