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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Effectiveness of a multi-component community-based care approach for older people at risk of care dependency - results of a prospective quasi-experimental study

  Intervention (n=873) Control (n=1,797) p-value
Age, ø 80.13 (SD=5.35) 80.32 (SD=5.41) 0.3998
Gender
   female 0/1 591 (67.70%) 1,161 (64.61%) 0.1252
   male 0/1 282 (32.30%) 636 (35.39%)
Marital status
   married/long-term partnership 436 (49.94%) 933 (51.92%) 0.3589
   unmarried/divorced/widowed 437 (50.06%) 864 (48.08%)
Housing situation
   1 person 426 (48.80%) 845 (47.02%) 0.7885
   2 people 443 (50.74%) 941 (52.37%)
   3 people 2 (0.23%) 7 (0.39%)
   ≥ 4 people 2 (0.23%) 4 (0.22%)
LUCAS-FI/long-term care grade
   postROBUST 322 (36.88%) 681 (37.90%) 0.8327
   preFRAIL 102 (11.68%) 224 (12.47%)
   FRAIL 367 (42.04%) 733 (40.79%)
   long-term care grade 1-3 82 (9.39%) 159 (8.85%)
  1. SD=Standard Deviation