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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Are there changes in medical specialist contacts after transition to a nursing home? an analysis of German claims data

  Total Male Female
  n = 18,779 n = 4326 (23.0%) n = 14,453 (77.0%)
Age in years
 Ø (SD) 84.2 (7.1) 82.5 (7.3) 84.7 (6.9)
 65–74 11.0% (n = 2073) 16.1% (n = 697) 9.5% (n = 1376)
 75–84 34.7% (n = 6519) 39,4% (n = 1704) 33,3% (n = 4815)
 85–94 50.6% (n = 9493) 42.0% (n = 1816) 53.1% (n = 7677)
 95+ 3.7% (n = 694) 2.5% (n = 109) 4.0% (n = 585)
Care level
 1 66.4% (n = 12,470) 58.9% (n = 2549) 68.6% (n = 9921)
 2 29.4% (n = 5529) 35.6% (n = 1539) 27.6% (n = 3990)
 3 4.2% (n = 780) 5.5% (n = 238) 3.8% (n = 542)
Death within study period
 Yes 20.2% (n = 3784) 26.9% (n = 1165) 18.1% (n = 2619)
 No 79.8% (n = 14,995) 73.1% (n = 3161) 81.9% (n = 11,834)
Disease prevalence
 Diabetes 31.7% (n = 5954) 37.9% (n = 1639) 29.9% (n = 4315)
 Glaucoma 14.0% (n = 2631) 12.7% (n = 549) 14.4% (n = 2082)
 Depression 31.2% (n = 5863) 23.1% (n = 999) 33.7% (n = 4864)
 Dementia 37.0% (n = 6951) 39.5% (n = 1708) 36.3% (n = 5243)
 Parkinson’s disease 7.7% (n = 1445) 11.9% (n = 514) 6.4% (n = 931)
 Prostate hyperplasia N/A 38.6% (n = 1670) N/A