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Table 1 Participant demographic data

From: Feasibility of ABLE 1.0—a program aiming at enhancing the ability to perform activities of daily living in persons with chronic conditions

Variable Clients OTs/OTSs
Total (n = 30) Completers (n = 20) Dropouts (n = 10) OTs (n = 2) OTSs (n = 5)
Gender: Female, n (%) 21 (70) 14 (70) 7 (70) 2 (100) 5 (100)
Age: Mediana (range) 72 (55–85) 73 (55–85) 70 (55–85) 52 (43–61) 23 (22–24)
Diagnosis b: n (%)
Neurologic 8 (27) 5 (25) 3 (30)   
Medical 12 (40) 8 (40) 4 (40)   
Musculoskeletal 10 (33) 7 (35) 3 (30)   
Civic status: n (%)
Living alone 17 (57) 12 (60) 5 (50)   
Living with a partner 13 (43) 8 (40) 5 (50)   
Job situation: n (%)      
Working 1c (3) 0 1c (10)   
Sick leave 2 (7) 2 (10) 0   
Senior citizen 27 (90) 18 (90) 9 (90)   
Assistance in the homed: n (%) 26 (87) 19 (95) 7 (70)   
Spouse 8 (31) 5 (26) 3 (30)   
Relatives 16 (62) 11 (58) 5 (50)   
Friends 10 (38) 9 (47) 1 (10)   
Home care 11 (42) 8 (42) 3 (30)   
Hired house keeper/gardener 19 (73) 13 (68) 6 (60)   
Self-reported general health
Mediana (range) 4 (3–5) 4 (3–5) 4 (3–5)   
Years as OT: Mean (range)     18 (16–20)  
Years working with clients with chronic conditions: Mean (Range)     18 (16–20)  
AMPS ADL Motor abilitye: mean (SD) 0.92 (0.56) 0.93 (0.51) 0.91 (0.70)   
AMPS ADL Process abilitye: mean (SD) 0.74 (0.37) 0.73 (0.38) 0.78 (0.38)   
ADL-If: mean (SD) 2.69 (1.45) 2.62 (1.63) 2.83 (1.07)   
  1. AMPS Assessment of Motor and Process Skills, OTs occupational therapists, OTSs occupational therapy students
  2. aBased on median and range due to lack of normal distribution in data/due to ordinal data.
  3. bSeveral of the clients had more than one diagnosis. The diagnoses listed above are the ones that the clients perceived to affect their everyday life the most
  4. cOne client was working 9 hours a week
  5. dClients could mark all relevant categories
  6. eAMPS at baseline
  7. fADL-I at baseline