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Research Article

Relationship between Inflammation and Oxidative Stress and Cognitive Decline in the Institutionalized Elderly

Table 1

Baseline characteristics and prevalence of comorbidities of the studied sample.

VariableInstitutionalized ()Noninstitutionalized ()

Age, mean (SEM)78.8 (1.5)a71.2 (1.5)
Years of education, mean (SEM)4.8 (0.5)a11.1 (0.8)
Gender, frequency (%)
 Male9 (28.1)11 (44.0)
 Female23 (71.9)14 (56.0)
Barthel Index, mean (SEM)95.4 (1.6)a98.4 (1.4)
Charlson Comorbidity Index, mean (SEM)3.8 (0.2)a3.2 (0.2)
Comorbidities (%)
 Hypertension18 (56.2)18 (72.0)
 Diabetes mellitus type 26 (18.7)5 (20.0)
 Dyslipidemia2 (6.2)6 (24.0)
 Osteoporosis6 (18.7)1 (4.0)
 Hypothyroidism0 (0.0)3 (12.0)
 Arrhythmia 1 (3.1)1 (4.0)
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease1 (3.1)2 (8.0)
 Gastritis1 (3.1)2 (8.0)
 Benign prostatic hyperplasia0 (0.0)2 (8.0)
 Glaucoma1 (3.1)1 (4.0)
 Chronic renal failure1 (3.1)0 (0.0)
 Chronic venous insufficiency1 (3.1)0 (0.0)
 Hyperuricaemia1 (3.1)0 (0.0)
 Osteoarthritis1 (3.1)0 (0.0)
 Angina pectoris1 (3.1)0 (0.0)

The values are expressed as mean (SEM) or frequency (percentage).
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