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Table 1 Profile of frail elderly patients, 2015

From: Maccabi proactive Telecare Center for chronic conditions – the care of frail elderly patients

Variable Registry Pool MTC Matched Controls p-value*
Patients 6068 388 388  
 % male 46.4 44.8 43.0 N.S.
Age mean (s.d.) 81.6 (6.5) 79.6 (7.4) 79.6 (7.2) N.S.
 Range 60.1–103.8 60.3–98.0 60.1–101.1
Comorbidities mean (s.d.) 3.8 (1.3) 4.1 (1.3) 4.0 (1.4) N.S.
Charlson’s score mean (s.d.) 3.7 (3.0) 4.0 (2.8) 3.7 (2.8) N.S.
 % Diabetes 58.3 61.3 62.6 N.S.
 % Hypertension 94.0 94.6 93.8 N.S.
 % IHD 43.4 52.3 47.9 N.S.
 % CVA/TIA 25.6 27.1 28.9 N.S.
 % Heart failure 6.2 11.6 8.2 N.S.
 % COPD 9.5 12.6 9.5 N.S.
 % Dementia 22.2 19.3 22.2 N.S.
Socioeconomic status (% low) 19.3 20.4 22.2 <0.01
  1. *Comparing MTC and matched control patients