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Table 2 Outcome parameter of residents (quantitative component)

From: Complementary medicine in nursing homes - results of a mixed methods pilot study

  n Mean (±SD) Scale range (points)
Barthel-Index 64 60.8 ± 24.4 0-100
MMSE 52 22.3 ± 6.3 0-30
QUALIDEM    
Nursing relationship 64 18.5 ± 3.5 (88%) 0 - 21
Positive affect 64 15.9 ± 3.0 (88%) 0 - 18
Negative affect* 64 7.2 ± 1.7 (80%) 0 - 9
Restless, tense behaviour* 64 5.3 ± 1.4 (58%) 0 - 9
Positive self-perception 64 7.1 ± 2.3 (78%) 0 - 9
Social relationships 64 14.1 ± 3.8 (78%) 0 -18
Social isolation* 64 8.0 ± 1.6 (89%) 0 - 9
Feeling familiar 64 11.0 ± 2.2 (91%) 0 - 12
Having something to do 64 3.4 ± 2.0 (56%) 0 - 6
Profile of Well-being 64 25.2 ± 3.1 0-28
SF-12 Physical Comp. Sum. Scale 64 43.2 ± 8.1 0-100
SF-12 Mental Comp. Sum. Scale 64 56.9 ± 8.2 0-100
  1. MMSE = Mini Mental Status Examination, SF = Short Form, SD = Standard Deviation, n = Number.
  2. *higher rating means less marked.