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Table 1 Demographics of study population at T-0, divided in language regions German-speaking (D-CH) and French-speaking (F-CH) part of Switzerland. The total sum per study group is highlighted in bold

From: Impact of a community pharmacist-led medication review on medicines use in patients on polypharmacy - a prospective randomised controlled trial

  Intervention group (N = 218) Control group (N = 232)  
  D-CH (n = 146) F-CH (n = 72) Sum D-CH (n = 160) F-CH (n = 72) Sum pValue
Women (n/%) 76 52.1 42 58.3 118 54.1 78 48.8 47 65.3 125 53.9 0.958
Living alone (n/%) 53 36.3 25 34.7 78 36.5 42 26.3 31 43.1 73 31.9 0.310
Smoker (n/%) 20 13.7 19 26.4 39 18.5 27 16.9 7 9.7 34 15.0 0.335
Age in years (Mean/SD) 66.4 11.38 68.7 11.73 67.2 11.52 67.1 10.80 67.2 13.18 67.1 11.56 0.845
Dash-4 score (Mean/SD) 4.7 1.72 5.3 2.43 4.9 2.01 4.7 1.48 5.3 2.40 4.9 1.83 0.323