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Table 1 General details of participants, distinguished by intervention

From: Economic evaluation alongside a single RCT of an integrative psychotherapeutic nursing home programme

  IRR UC   
  n=81 n=87 p-value  
Patient characteristics     
Gender (females) 66.7% 62.1% 0.63 1)
Age (in years), mean (SD) 79.8 (6.1) 81.5 (7.1) 0.10 2)
Marital status: alone 77.8% 80.5% 0.71 1)
Educational level: low 67.5% 68.7% 0.90 1)
Domicile: at home 76.5% 66.7% 0.17 1)
Primary caregiver: spouse 17.3% 13.8% 0.33 1)
DSM-IV dementia, (axis-I), count (%):     
Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type 18.5% 17.2% 0.84 1)
Vascular dementia 23.5% 25.3% 0.86  
Dementia due to other conditions 16.0% 19.5% 0.69  
Amnestic/cognitive disorders 32.1% 31.0% 1.00  
Other 6.2% 2.3% 0.26  
DSM-IV personality disorders (axis-II), count (%) 16.0% 9.2% 0.24  
MMSE 20.0(4.5) 20.9(3.8) 0.42 2)
Barthel index 15.4(3.8) 14.7(3.6) 0.25  
GDS-deterioration, mean (SD) 4.2 (0.7) 4.3 (0.9) 0.62  
Somatic co-morbidity (ICD-10), mean (SD) 5.6 (2.6) 4.5 (2.4) 0.01 2)
Nursing home days (LOS), mean (SD) 147.0 (107.0) 151.8 (103.9) 0.62 2)
Caregiver characteristics     
Gender (females) 70.5% 61.7% 0.32 1)
Age (in years), mean (SD) 58.6 (11.9) 58.9 (12.0) 0.86 2)
Marital status: living together 91.4% 94.8% 0.52 1)
Educational level: low 4.3% 2.6% 0.39 1)
  1. 1)Fisher’s exact test (two tailed).
  2. 2) t-Test (two tailed).