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Table 3 Characteristics of survivors after 1 year of follow-up

From: Determinants of hospital and one-year mortality among older patients admitted to intensive care units: results from the multicentric SENIOREA cohort

  ICU admission one-year evaluation p-value
IADL score (/8) (n = 109) 3.26 ± 0.99 2.96 ± 1.35 0.05
  < 4 65 (44.8%) 52 (47.7%) 0.84
  ≥ 4 80 (55.2%) 57 (52.3%)  
ADL score (/6) (n = 109) 5.55 ± 0.98 5.24 ± 1.41 0.06
  < 5 16 (11%) 24 (22%)  < 0.01
  ≥ 5 130 (89%) 85 (78%)  
Cognitive impairment (MMSE, /30) (n = 92)
 Yes (< 25)   11 (12%) £
 No   81 (88%)  
Anxiety (COVI test, /12) (n = 135)    
 Yes (> 6)   2 (1.5%) £
 No   133 (98.5%)  
Geriatric Depression Scale-4 items (n = 132)
 Mean    £
  < 2   21 (16%)  
  ≥ 2   111 (84%)  
Pain (n = 138)
 No   55 (39.9%) £
 Mild   22 (15.9%)  
 Moderate   47 (34.1%)  
 Severe   14 (10%)  
Fall (n = 109)
 Yes   37 (33.9%) £
 No   70 (64.2%)  
 Unknown   2 (1.83%)  
Five Times Sit-to-Stand Test, seconds (n = 51)   21.3 ± 7.9 £
QoL—happiness (n = 138)    £
 Very happy   28 (20.3%)  
 Happy   93 (67.4%)  
 Unhappy   17 (12.3%)  
 Very unhappy   0 (0%)  
Mini-Zarit score (/7) (n = 101) 1.28 ± 1.17 0.82 ± 1.18  < 0.001
  < 2 96 (72.7%) 85 (84.2%)  
  ≥ 2 36 (27.3%) 16 (15.8%) 0.11
Residential living (n = 146)
 Home 142 (94%) 134(92%)  
 Chronic facility care/supervised residence setting 9 (6%) 12 (8%) 0.39
 Living alone (n = 144)
 Yes 109 (72.7%) 102 (70.8%) 0.65
 No 41 (27.3%) 42 (29.2%)  
  1. Data are n (%) or mean ± standard deviation. The number in brackets n refers to the number of patients with available data among the 163 patients evaluated at 1 year
  2. ADL, Activities of Daily Living, GDS, Geriatric Depression Scale, IADL, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, MMSE, Mini-Mental State Evaluation, QoL, Quality of Life
  3. £ Admission data and comparisons are not shown as the data were collected using different tools at admission (proxy interrogation, typically through yes/no questions) and at one year (direct patient evaluation using standardized questionnaires)