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Table 2 Serious Illness Characteristics, n = 159

From: Evaluating the care provision of a community-based serious-illness care program via chart measures

Characteristics N (%)
Charlson Comorbidity Score
 0 18 (11)
 1–2 57 (36)
 3–4 38 (24)
  ≥ 5 46 (29)
Number of chronic health conditions, mean (±SD) 3.2 (2.5)
Most Common Comorbidities
 Dementia 51 (32)
 Congestive heart failure 50 (31)
 Moderate or severe renal disease 43 (27)
Cognitive Impairment Score (VA-SLUMS), mean (±SD), n=55 18.1 (7.4)
ADL independence
 None 22 (14)
 1–2 ADLs 26 (17)
 3–4 ADLs 21 (14)
 5–6 ADLs 85 (55)
Independent ADLs, mean (±SD) 3.9 (2.2)
Mortality during study period 50 (31)