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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data (n = 77).

From: Validation of Doloplus-2 among nonverbal nursing home patients - an evaluation of Doloplus-2 in a clinical setting

   n %
Gender  
Male 19 (24.7)
Women 58 (75.3)
Marital status  
Not married 9 (11.7)
Married, cohabiting 15 (19.5)
Divorced, separated 3 (3.9)
Widow, widower 47 (61.0)
Missing 3 (3.9)
Education  
Primary school 41 (53.2)
More than primary school 10 (13.0)
Missing 26 (33.8)
Prescribed pain medication  
No prescribed pain medication 31 (40.3)
No opioid 30 (39.0)
Weak opioid 5 (6.5)
Strong opioid 6 (7.8)
Other pain medication (ACT; M 02, 03, 04, 05)1 5 (6.5)
Pain-related diagnoses  
Yes 57 (74.0)
No 20 (26.0)
Barthel index  
High dependency (ADL scores <5) 28 (36.4)
Medium dependency (ADL scores 5-8) 15 (19.5)
Low/medium dependency (ADL scores 9-12) 20 (26.0)
Low dependency (ADL scores >12) 13 (16.9)
Missing   1 (1.3)
Mini Mental State Examination score 0
  1. 1 M02 = topical products for joint and muscular pain, M03 = muscle relaxants, M04 = anti-gout preparations, M05 = drugs for the treatment of bone disease