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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics (n = 171)

From: Prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications based on the STOPPFrail criteria in frail older patients with limited life expectancy: a cross-sectional study

Variables
Sex
 Female 92 (53.8%)
 Male 79 (46.2%)
Age, year 83.1 ± 7.5
  < 85 105 (61.4%)
  ≥ 85 66 (38.6%)
Height, cm 159.8 ± 8.9
Weight, kg 51.0 ± 11.4
ADL 7.2 ± 17.6
 Independent ADL (100) 0 (0%)
 Minimal dependent ADL (91–99) 3 (1.8%)
 Mild dependent ADL (75–90) 0 (0%)
 Moderate dependent ADL (50–74) 4 (2.3%)
 Severe dependent ADL (25–49) 9 (5.3%)
 Full dependent ADL (0–24) 155 (90.6%)
IADL
 Independent IADL 0 (0%)
 Dependent IADL 171 (100%)
MMSE-KC 1.4 ± 3.2
MNA 11.6 ± 4.7
Charlson Comorbidity Index 2.8 ± 1.8
Nu-DESc 2.1 ± 0.7
Living condition
 Nursing home 69 (40.4%)
 Long-term are hospital 102 (59.6%)
  1. Data were presented as mean ± standard deviation or N (%)
  2. ADL Activities of Daily Living, IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, MMSE Mini Mental State Examination, MNA Mini Nutritional Assessment, Nu-DESc Nursing Delirium Scale