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Table 1 Demographics, FTT group compared to controls

From: The diagnosis “failure to thrive” and its impact on the care of hospitalized older adults: a matched case-control study

 FTT, n (%)Controls, n (%)p-value
Age (years)
 65–7418 (30%)19 (32%) 
 75–8425 (42%)24 (40%) 
 85+17 (28%)17 (28%) 
 Mean ± SD80 ± 9.180 ± 9.00.38
Gender
 Female31 (52%)28 (47%) 
 Male29 (48%)32 (53%) 
Multimorbidity a
 0–516 (26%)20 (33%)0.10
 6–1032 (53%)32 (53%)0.54
 > 1012 (20%)8 (14%)0.09
 Mean ± SD7.1 ± 1.26.8 ± 0.90.13
  1. aCalculated using the Charlson Comorbidity Index