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Table 2 Median values, Q1 and Q3 at admission for the CHESS Scale, Pain Scale, Depression Rating Scale, Cognitive Performance Scale, ADL Long Scale and the Index of Social Engagement for residents dying within the 1st, 2nd and 3rd years or living longer than 3 years from admission to a nursing home

From: Predicting mortality of residents at admission to nursing home: A longitudinal cohort study

Scale Died within the
1st year
n = 636 (28.8%)
Died within the
2nd year
n = 322 (14.6%)
Died within the
3rd year
n = 213 (9.7%)
Lived longer
than 3 years
n = 1035 (46.9%)
  Median (Q1,Q3) Median (Q1,Q3) Median (Q1,Q3) Median (Q1,Q3)
CHESS Scale
(range 0-5)
2 (1, 3) 1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 2)
Pain Scale
(range 0-5)
1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 2)
Depression Rating Scale
(range 0-14)
1 (0, 3) 1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 2) 1 (0, 2)
Cognitive Performance Scale
(range 0-6)
3 (1, 5) 3 (1, 4) 3 (1, 3) 2 (1, 3)
ADL long scale
(range 0-28)
14 (7, 23) 10 (5, 15) 9 (3, 14) 6 (2, 13)
Index of Social Engagement
(range 0-6)
1 (0, 3) 2 (0, 4) 2 (0, 4) 3 (1, 4)
Age 84 (80, 89) 83 (78, 88) 84 (79, 88) 82 (77, 86)