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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients in the intervention group

From: Impact of pharmacist-led medication management in care transitions

Variable n (%)
Age
 Mean age, y (SD) 63.3 (19.1)
 Age range, y 19–92
  ≤ 40 years, y 8 (13.3)
 41–60 years, y 16 (26.7)
 61–80 years, y 26 (43.3)
  ≥ 81 years, y 10 (16.7)
Medical conditions (n)
 Mean number of medical conditions, n (SD) 2.1 (± 1.4)
 Range, n 1–8
Number of medicines taken per patient
 Mean number of medicines taken per patient, n (SD) 6.7 (± 3.4)
 Range 2–18
  ≤ 4 19 (30.6)
 5–8 25 (40.3)
 9–11 13 (21.1)
 12–15 3 (4.8)
  ≥ 16 2 (3.2)
Total number of patients 62 (100)
  1. Abbreviations: n number, SD standard deviation, y years