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Table 1 Social-Demographic and health characteristics of nursing homes residents (N = 182)

From: Factors influencing the deterioration from cognitive decline of normal aging to dementia among nursing home residents

  N (%) Mean (SD)
Age   64.42 (10.32)
Sex
 Male 167 (91.3)  
 Female 15 (8.7)  
Marital Status
 Married 158 (86.8)  
 Non married 24 (13.2)  
Education
 Illiterate 22 (12.1)  
 Non-Illiterate 160 (87.9)  
Income (Jordanian Dinars)
  < 450 172 (94.5)  
  > 450 10 (5.5)  
Type of nursing homes
 Governmental 103 (56.6)  
 Private 79 (43.4)  
The number of comorbidities   1.93 (1.59)
Disability
 Yes 6 (3.3)  
No 176 (96.7)  
Hospitalization
 Yes 45 (29.5)  
 No 128 (70.5)  
Depression (GDS)   6.148 (3.644)
Frailty (TFI)   7.17 (2.48)
 Frail 134 (73.8)  
 Non frail 48 (26.2)  
Cognitive Impairment (MoCA)   20.17(2.3)
 Mild 159 (87.4)  
 Moderate (dementia) 23 (12.6)  
Quality of Life (SF36)
 Physical Functioning (PF)   37.77 (8.82)
 Role Physical (RP)   47.72 (8.23)
 Bodily Pain (BP)   52.77 (8.13)
 General Health (GH)   49.31 (9.25)
 Vitality (VT)   46.95 (8.84)
 Social Functioning (SF)   48.08 (7.95)
 Role Emotional (RE)   45.50 (9.53)
 Mental Health (MH)   42.58 (7.10)
Physical Components Summary   47.00 (7.73)
Mental Components Summary   46.03 (7.09)
  1. Note: GDS: Geriatric depression scale, TFI: Tilburg frailty indicator, MoCA: Montreal cognitive assessment