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Table 2 Level of dependency at first decision on social care (n = 415)

From: Transitions between levels of dependency among older people receiving social care – a retrospective longitudinal cohort study in a Swedish municipality

Dependency levela N % Age (mean/median) Women (%)
Mild 218 53 80/81 133 (61)
Moderate 66 16 80/82 40 (61)
Severe 99 24 80/82 61 (62)
Total 32 7.7 81/82 13 (41)
  1. a Dependency levels according to Table 1