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Table 4 The differences of Longshi Scale scores based on the groups of Barthel index

From: A novel Longshi Scale measured activity of daily living disability in elderly patients affected by neurological diseases: a multi-center cross-sectional study in China

Groups of Longshi Scale scores Groups of Barthel index F-value P-value
slight dependence (n = 681) moderate dependence (n = 604) severe dependence(n = 601) total dependence (n = 552)   
Bedridden, n(%) 2(0.3) 19(3.1) 391(65.1) 547(99.1)   
Scores (mean ± SD) 9.00 ± 0.00 7.00 ± 1.70 7.06 ± 1.20 4.06 ± 1.24 465.90 < 0.001
Domestic, n(%)) 89(13.1) 352(58.3) 198(32.9) 5(0.9)   
Scores (mean ± SD) 7.88 ± 1.01 6.26 ± 1.44 3.89 ± 0.88 3.00 ± 0.00 267.84 < 0.001
Community, n(%) 590(86.6) 233(38.6) 12(2.0) 0(0)   
Scores (mean ± SD) 8.69 ± 0.82 6.48 ± 1.20 4.67 ± 1.50 - 522.26 < 0.001