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Table 1 Characteristics of the residents

From: Consensus on treatment for residents in long-term care facilities: perspectives from relatives and care staff in the PACE cross-sectional study in 6 European countries

  Residents about whom relatives filled in the question on consensus amongst all involved (n = 790) Residents about whom care staff filled in the question on consensus amongst all involved (n = 1284)
Resident characteristics
 Age > 85 n (%) 410 (54.8) 686 (55.4)
 Sex, female n (%) 520 (68.6) 814 (65.7)
 Dementia* n (%) 424 (55.4) 898 (70.5)
 Health in last week of life*a median (IQR) 10 (5.0–25.0) 20 (10.0–40.0)
 Comfort level during the last week of life*b mean (sd) 29.25 (5.72) 30.61 (5.37)
  1. *As assessed by relative and care staff, respectively
  2. aMeasured by EQ-5DLD5, higher scores indicate a better health status (0–100)
  3. bMeasured by EOLD-CAD, higher scores indicate a higher comfort level (14–42)
  4. Missing values care staff: age 46, sex 45, dementia 10, health 51, comfort 67
  5. Missing values relatives: age 42, sex 32, dementia 24, health 35, comfort 87
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