International Journal of Family Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Adherence to Medications after Hospital Discharge in the Elderly

Table 1

Patient demographics.

VariablesMean (range)

Age76 years (65–94)
Gender
 Male21 (45.6%)
 Female25 (54.4%)
Number of medications per patient9.98 prescription meds (2–21)
1.83 herbal/vitamins (0–9)
Length of stay4.31 days (1–13)
Number of chronic diseases6.98 diseases (2–14)

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