Table 1: Descriptive statistics of demographic variables for persons with dementia and their caregivers.

Descriptive stats
Inpatient admission
Yes ( )No ( )

Patient
Age (mean, std)78.6 (8.0)78.5 (8.1)
Gender
 Male ( , %)102 (98)188 (98)
 Female ( , %)2 (2)4 (2)
Race
 White ( , %)90 (87)164 (85)
 Other ( , %)14 (13)28 (15)
Education
 ≤High school ( , %)48 (46)100 (52)
 >High school ( , %)56 (54)92 (48)
Marital status
 Married ( , %)87 (84)142 (74)
 Not married ( , %)17 (16)50 (26)
Income
 <$20,000 ( , %)27 (26)42 (22)
 $20,000–$40,000 ( , %)36 (35)81 (42)
 >$40,000 ( , %)41 (39)69 (36)
Priority score
 Priority 111 (10)21 (11)
 Priorities 2, 3, 4, 5, and 654 (52)117 (61)
 Priorities 7a, 7c, 8a, and 8c39 (38)54 (28)
Miles to VA (mean, std)21.5 (34.3)19.1 (18.2)
Caregiver
Age (mean, std)70.1 (11.6)68.1 (12.3)
Gender
 Male ( , %)4 (4)7 (4)
 Female ( , %)100 (96)185 (96)
Race
 White ( , %)86 (83)161 (84)
 Other ( , %)18 (17)31 (16)
Education
 ≤High school ( , %)44 (42)121 (63)
 >High school ( , %)60 (58)71 (37)
Marital status
 Married ( , %)93 (89)166 (86)
 Not married ( , %)11 (11)26 (14)
Family/friends who helped (mean, std)4.9 (4.0)4.6 (4.2)

VA: veterans administration.