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Table 3 Characteristics of assessed candidates

From: Intermediate care: for better or worse? Process evaluation of an intermediate care model between a university hospital and a residential home

Process parameter Outcome
Gender Male n = 72 (38.3%)
  Female n = 117 (61.7%)
Age distribution < 65 years n = 34 (18.3%)
  65–69 years n = 21 (11.3%)
  70–74 years n = 19 (10.2%)
  75–79 years n = 40 (21.5%)
  80–84 years n = 33 (17.7%)
  > 85 years n = 39 (21.0%)
  missing n = 3
Home situation Living alone n = 160 (84.7%)
  Living with a partner n = 29 (15.3%)
Medical diagnoses Cardiovascular diseases n = 44 (23.3%)
  Cancer n = 37 (19.4%)
  Other n = 108 (57.3%)
Reasons for application Recovery after surgery n = 30 (17.4%)
  Rehabilitation n = 65 (37.8%)
  Waiting for a nursing home n = 33 (19.2%)
  Waiting for a residential care home n = 3 (1.8%)
  Oncology therapy n = 10 (5.8%)
  Other n = 31 (18.0%)
  Missing n = 17