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Table 1 Demographic and health characteristics

From: The effect of blue dishware versus white dishware on food intake and eating challenges among residents living with dementia: a crossover trial

  All Responders Non-responders
Number of residents, n 18 5 13
Age, yearsa 84.6 ± 7.9 85.0 ± 8.3 84.6 ± 8.5
Sex
 Male,  %b 27.8 (5) 20.0 (1) 30.8 (4)
 Female,  %b 72.2 (13) 80.0 (4) 69.2 (9)
MoCA score, pointsa 12.5 ± 5.0 13.4 ± 3.9 12.3 ± 5.9
Length of admission, yearsa 2.3 ± 2.4 1.8 ± 1.2 2.6 ± 2.8
Medications, #a 9.5 ± 2.5 10.0 ± 1.2 9.2 ± 2.9
Mean difference in average percent food intake,  %a 4.8 ± 7.0 13.2 ± 2.2* 1.6 ± 5.2
  1. aContinuous variables are expressed using their mean and standard deviation
  2. bCategorical variables are expressed using percentages
  3. *Responders had a significantly higher mean difference in average percent food intake compared to non-responders, p < 0.05