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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants (n = 8)

From: Increased self-efficacy: the experience of high-intensity exercise of nursing home residents with dementia – a qualitative study

Participant number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Age (year) 92 88 69 92 96 86 92 87
Gender Woman Man Woman Woman Woman Woman Woman Woman
CDRa 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1
QUALIDb 17 18 29 17 30 15 15 19
Cornell 10 2 21 6 7 2 6 2
Barthel Indexc 12 19 9 12 16 15 8 10
Use of walking aid Rollator Wheel chair. Rollator Not using Rollator Rollator Not using Not using
Berg Balance Scaled 46 1 16 51 24 30 45 51
Timed Up and Go (sec) 17.81 127,28 21,54 13,79 58,42 161,22 s 33,01 19,4
Attendancee 26 26 30 21 26 14 14 27
  1. aCognition was measured by the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale (CDR)
  2. bThe quality of life in late-stage dementia scale: total score range from 11 to 55. A lower score indicates a higher quality of life. Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (Scores totaling twelve (12) points or more indicate probable depression)
  3. cConsist of 10 activities focusing on the patient’s level of dependence on help. The scores range from 0 (completely dependent) to 20 (independent)
  4. dThe total score ranges from 0 to 56
  5. eNumber of exercise sessions