Table 1

Factors associated with not understanding all questions
Understood (N = 142) Did not understand (N = 57) Univariate OR Adjusted OR*
Age 86.0 ± 6.40 86.2 ± 7.24 1.00 (0.96-1.05) 1.00 (0.94-1.06)
Female Gender 97 (68.3%) 47 (82.5%) 2.18 (1.01-4.70) 2.53 (0.99-6.49)
Time at the institution 23.3 ± 23.02 28.1 ± 26.15 1.01 (1.00-1.02) 1.01 (0.99-1.02)
Level of education Secondary or higher 128 (92.8%) 56 (98.2%) 0.23 (0.03-1.83) 0.11 (0.01-1.85)
Cognitive impairment (MEC-35 score) 25.8 ± 6.15 16.0 ± 9.29 0.85 (0.81-0.90) 0.86 (0.82-0.91)
Functional impairment (Barthel’s score) 70.2 ± 25.02 50.2 ± 32.47 0.98 (0.97-0.99) 0.99 (0.98-1.01)

*adjusted by all variables in the table.

Barcelo et al.

Barcelo et al. BMC Geriatrics 2013 13:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-13-24

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