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Table 3 Results of the studies included

From: Hospitalization at the end of life among nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review

First author, year Country (sample size) In-hospital death Other period before death
Aaltonen, 2014 [33] Finland (n = 13,159) 20.6%a  
Agar, 2017 [34] Australia (n = 64)   30 days: 18%b
Allers, 2018 [13] Germany (not reported)   7 days: 36.8%
30 days: 51.3%
Cai, 2016 [35] USA
(CPS 3–4: n = 189,219,
CPS 5–6: n = 104,748)
  30 days
CPS 3–6: 29.6%a
CPS 3–4: 32.5%a
CPS 5–6: 24.3%a
Gessert, 2008 [36] USA (n = 3703)   30 days: 32.4%
Hendriks, 2017 [20] Netherlands (n = 330)   7 days: 1.5%
30 days: 8.0%
Houttekier, 2014 [21] Belgium (n = 195)   30 days: 19.5%
Krishnan, 2015 [37] Canada (n = 58) 0%  
Lamberg, 2005 [30] USA (n = 240) 4.2% 30 days: 8.3%
Li, 2013 [22] USA (n = 143,980)c 14.2%c  
Livingston, 2013 [31] UK (n = 30) 53.3%d  
Sloane, 2008 [15] USA (n = 247) 6.9% 30 days: 23.6%
Temkin-Greener, 2013 [32] USA (n = 384,355) 14.4%  
  1. aCalculated from data given in the publication
  2. bCalculations presented here are taken from the original publication but were not reproducible
  3. cNumbers refer to the latest year studied, which was 2007
  4. dStudy design was Intervention study. Data given here does only refer to the residents of the control group