Table 1

Baseline characteristics of 135 participants included in the VIBES study
Characteristic N (%) or mean (SD)
Percent female 90 (67%)
Age Group
 Age < 84 74 (55%)
 Age ≥ 84 61 (45%)
Age (yrs) 82.3 (7.1)
Weight, lbs 157.6 (27.7)
Height, in 63.9 (4.0)
Short Blessed Test Score 2.4 (2.7)
Time in Study
 6 - <9 Months 34 (25%)
 9 - <12 Months 25 (19%)
 12 Months 76 (56%)
Time in Study (Months) 10.2 (2.4)
Education
 Not a College Graduate 64 (47%)
 College Graduate 71 (53%)
Marital Status
 Never married/Divorced 24 (18%)
 Widow or Widower 65 (48%)
 Married 46 (34%)
Number of health problems 3.4 (2.1)

Jeffrey et al.

Jeffrey et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:171   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-171

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