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Table 1 The patients' demographics

From: Diagnosing delirium in elderly Thai patients: Utilization of the CAM algorithm

Items Values
Mean Age (years) 74.53 ± 8.07*
   Min age (years) 60
   Max age (years) 93
Number of males (%) 39 (59.1)
Mode of formal education (years) 4
   Min education (years) 0
   Max education (years) 16
Mean of MMSE (out of 30)  
   % dementia by MMSE-Thai 2002 34(25.6)†
Comorbidity, n (%)  
Respiratory 2(3.2)
Cardio-respiratory 7(11.1)
Surgery 11(17.5)
Infection 6(9.5)
Metabolic 5(7.9)
Electrolyte imbalance 4(6.3)
Intracranial causes 6(9.5)
Blood dyscrasia 1(1.6)
Others 3(4.8)
More than one diagnosis 18(28.6)
  1. N = 66, *There was a significant difference between the delirium and non-delirium group using both CAM algorithm and the DSM-IV TR (t = 3.0 vs. t = 2.3, p < 0.05), † Mann-Whitney U statistics indicated that there was a significant difference between the delirium and non-delirium groups using both the CAM algorithm and DSM-IV TR (p < 0.05)