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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics at baseline (N = 583)

From: Exploring life-space in the nursing home. An observational longitudinal study

  Statistics N Min–Max
Age, mean (SD) 84.1 (7.5) 583 50–105
Sex, male, n (%) 207 (35.5) 583
Education (y), mean (SD) 8.3 (2.9) 428 0–25
GMHR Poor, n (%) 280 (50.3) 557
Medication (n), mean (SD) 5.7 (3.1) 583 0–17
NHLSD, mean (SD) 25.4 (12.8) 541 0–50
SPPB, mean (SD) 4.3 (3.6) 531 0–12
MOBID-2 P1, mean (SD) 4.8 (6.5) 568 0–39
MOBID-2 P2, mean (SD) 3.5 (4.8) 567 0–27
CDR-SOB, mean (SD) 11.3 (3.6) 578 1–18
NPI agitation, mean (SD) 4.5 (7.3) 582 0–36
NPI psychosis, mean (SD) 1.9 (4.1) 581 0–24
NPI affective, mean (SD) 3.9 (5.9) 581 0–24
NPI apathy, mean (SD) 1.3 (2.7) 582 0–12
Staff-to-resident ratio, mean (SD) 0.32 (0.1) 583 0.15–1.0
Unit size, mean (SD) 10.8 (4.8) 583 3–30
SCUEQS, mean (SD) 25.3 (4.7) 564 13–35
  1. SD Standard Deviation, GMHR General Medical Health Rating (dichotomized excellent/good versus fair/poor), NHLSD Nursing Home Life-Space Diameter, SPPB Short Physical Performance Battery (0–12), MOBID-2 Mobilization-Observation-Behaviour-Intensity-Dementia Pain Scale Part 1 (0–50) and Part 2 (0–50), CDR-SOB Clinical Dementia Rating Sum of Boxes (0–18), NPI Neuropsychiatric Inventory agitation (agitation/aggression, disinhibition, irritability, 0–36), psychosis (delusions, hallucinations, 0–24), affective symptoms (depression, anxiety, 0–24) and apathy (apathy, 0–12), SCUEQS Special Care Unit Environmental Quality Scale (0–41)