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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of pilot participants at baseline

From: Comprehensive geriatric assessment pilot of a randomized control study in a Swedish acute hospital: a feasibility study

  Intervention
n = 16
Control
n = 14
Age range (mean) 77–96 (86) 77–93 (86)
Female, n (%) 9 (56) 9 (64)
Living alone, n (%) 9 (56) 8 (47)
Education*, n (%) 2 (13) 1 (7)
Impaired cognition**, n (%) 7 (44) 6 (43)
Screened for frailty***, n (%) 16 (100) 14 (100)
Two frailty factors, n (%) 2 (25) 2 (29)
Three frailty factors, n (%) 8 (50) 5 (36)
Four frailty factors, n (%) 6 (38) 5 (36)
Decreased endurance, n (%) 16 (100) 12 (86)
Tired (last 3 months), n (%) 11 (69) 13 (93)
Fall tendency/fear of falling, n (%) 11 (69) 7 (50)
Help with grocery shopping, n (%) 13 (81) 10 (71)
  1. *Tertiary education (university or college)
  2. **Mini Mental State Exam [43], (<25)
  3. ***FRESH-screen [36], (decreased endurance, tired (last 3 months), fall tendency, help with grocery shopping)