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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of variables

From: Factors associated with post-acute discharge location after hospital stay: a cross-sectional study from a Swiss hospital

Category Variable Specification Mean (SD) / Percentage
ATC (n = 161) Reha (n = 262) All (n = 660)
Demographics Age (n = 660) Years 82.9 (10.0) 73.9 (10.5) 77.46 (11.1)
Gender (n = 660) % female 68.3% 51.1% 59.1%
Health status Independence (n = 660) Katz index 3.5 (1.7) 4.0 (1.7) 3.8 (1.8)
Level of delirium (n = 511) DOS 1.7 (2.0) 0.8 (1.2) 1.5 (2.1)
Skin issues (n = 348) Braden scale 17.7 (3.0) 17.9 (3.2) 17.8 (3.2)
Medication (n = 660) No of prescribed medication 8.6 (3.6) 8.7 (3.9) 8.7 (3.8)
Diagnoses (n = 627) No of diagnoses 9.6 (5.0) 10.2 (6.0) 9.9 (5.9)
Social support Social support sum score (n = 660) 0 (no social network) to 4 (rich social network) 1.7 (0.8) 1.9 (0.8) 1.9 (0.8)
Living conditions (n = 612) % living alone 62.4% 48.8% 52.9%
Health insurance (n = 658) % with supplementary health insurance 18.6% 34.1% 29.3%
Hospitalization LOS (n = 660) Days 13.0 (6.9) 16.9 (10.3) 14.9 (9.7)
DNR order (n = 546) % with DNR order 62.5% 28.6% 46.7%
  1. Note. DNR Do Not Resuscitate. DOS Delirium Observation Scale