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Table 2 Cohort characteristics (N = 996)

From: A comprehensive assessment for community-based, person-centered care for older adults

Age – mean (SD) 72 (7.6)a
Male - n (%) 492 51
Low income 0–99% FPL 523 55
Low income 100–199% FPL 373 39
Homeless 73 8
Single/Widowed/Separated/Divorced - n (%) 775 78
Feeling isolated 78 36
Feeling left out 82 37
Have PCP - n (%) 926 93
No dental visit in last year - n (%) 520 53
Fell in the last year - n (%) 361 36
Average # of falls – mean (SD) 5.4 (2.2)a
Hospitalized within last 6 months - n (%) 153 16
> HS Education - n (%) 698 71
Race
 White/Caucasian- n (%) 578 59
 Black/African American- n (%) 122 13
 Asian- n (%) 191 20
 Other - n (%) 59 6
Health
 General pain - n (%)* 767 77
 Average pain score (0–10) – mean (SD) 3.8 (3.0)a
 Toothache - n (%) 437 43
 Difficulty Chewing - n (%) 486 49
 Need urgent dental care - n (%) 334 33
  ≥ 4 Dental symptoms - n (%) 434 43
  ≥ 2 Medical conditions - n (%) 508 51
  ≥ 2 Medical symptoms - n (%) 578 58
 Hypertension - n (%) 454 45
 Arthritis (Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis) - n (%) 299 30
 Hyperlipidemia - n (%) 277 28
 Diabetes - n (%) 205 21
 CHF - n (%) 17 2
 COPD - n (%) 43 4
 Vision problems- n (%) 150 15
 Hearing problems - n (%) 530 53
 Memory problems - n (%) 400 40
  ≥ 1 Mental problems - n (%) 232 23
 Mental diagnosis - n (%) 250 25
 Mental diagnosis & in treatment - n (%) 150 15
 Major depressive disorder - n (%) 128 13
 Suicidal ideation - n (%) 63 6
 PHQ-9 ≥ 5 depressive symptoms- n (%) 240 25
 OPQoL-B, low QoL - n (%) 711 74
 VES-13, low function - n (%) 374 39
  1. a Mean (SD); *Any pain
  2. PCP = primary care provider; HS = high school; CHF = congestive heart failure; COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; PHQ-9 = Patient Health Questionnaire; OPQoL-B = Brief Older People’s Quality of Life Questionnaire; VES-13 = Vulnerable Elders Survey