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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants interviewed (n = 16)

From: Experiences of community-dwelling older people with dementia participating in a person-centred multidimensional interdisciplinary rehabilitation program

Age, years 78.5 (63–89)
Women 10 (62.5)
Alzheimer’s disease 9 (56.3)
Mini-Mental State Examination [34], MMSE, (0–30) 22 (15–30)
Berg Balance Scale [35], BBS, (0–56) 51 (33–56)
Functional Independence Measure [36], FIM, (13–91) 78.5 (52–90)
Geriatric Depression Scale 15 [37], GDS-15, (0–15) 2 (0–10)
Living alone 5 (32.3)
Number of years in school 10 (6.5–18)
Adherence, high 12 (75.0)
Attitude, positive 12 (75.0)
  1. Numbers are presented as median (range) or n (%)
  2. For MMSE (cognitive function), BBS (functional balance) and FIM (ADL), a higher score indicates better status. For GDS-15 (depression) a lower score indicates better status. (Instruments not under license)