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Table 5 Descriptive analysis of demand of nursing interventions related to age and length of hospitalization

From: High prevalence of skin and wound care of hospitalized elderly in Brazil: a prospective observational study

Description <75 years (n = 42) ≥75 years (n = 33) p valuea <10 days (n = 26) >10 days (n = 49) p valuea
Ave Min–max Ave Min–max
Total of valuation 4.5 2–23 3 1–9 0.039 4 4 0.90
Minimum of interventions 3 1–17 6 2–19 0.020 3 5 0.002
Maximum of interventions 8 2–30 10 3–28 0.074 7 11 0.003
  1. Ave average, Min minimum, Max maximum