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Table 2 Detailed description of the aging transformation needs scale (n = 175)

From: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the aging transformation scale for older adults with dementia

The scale and its sub- scale Mean Standard deviation Score range The number of items
Import and export demand 4.29 0.71 1–5 12
Indoor activity needs 4.44 0.76 1–5 6
Toilet needs 4.41 0.79 1–5 3
Bathing needs 4.42 0.80 1–5 5
Modifying needs 4.41 0.88 1–5 3
Rest needs 4.48 0.81 1–5 5
Meal needs 4.40 0.86 1–5 6
Laundry needs 4.35 0.92 1–5 4
Supporting environmental needs 4.47 0.78 1–5 11
Total scale 26.84 4.59 9–45 55