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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of older persons

From: Quality of primary care delivery and productive interactions among community-living frail older persons and their general practitioners and practice nurses

  Intervention group n = 232 Control group n = 232
Age (years) 82.45 (5.44) 82.41 (5.16)
Sex (female) 168 (72.4%) 168 (72.4%)
Marital status (single) 134 (57.8%) 160 (69.0%)*
Educational level (low) 101 (43.5%) 91 (39.2%)
Frailty (score on TFI) 7.38 (2.40) 7.38 (2.39)
Multimorbidity (≥ 2 diseases) 214 (92.6%) 206 (89.6%)
  1. Values are presented as mean (SD, standard deviation) or number (%)
  2. Independent samples t-tests and Chi-squared tests. * p < 0.05 (two-tailed)
  3. Note: Characteristics of the population were based on the baseline measurement T0