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Table 2 Prevalence of medical pathologies

From: A relaxation technique enhances psychological well-being and immune parameters in elderly people from a nursing home: A randomized controlled study

  Treatment group Control group
Hypertension 8 8
Mood disorders 7 4
Sensory disorders 5 -
Musculoskeletal pathologies 4 4
Diabetes 3 3
Heart failure 2 2
COPD 1 -
Benign prostatic hyperplasia 1 -
Parkinson’s disease 1 -
Acute myocardial infarction - 1
Pacemaker - 2
Chronic renal failure - 2
Previous stroke - 1
Adrenal/thyroid insufficiency - 1
  1. Note: COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.