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Table 1 Patient characteristics and PD related variables in the German cohort

From: Characterization of advanced Parkinson’s disease in Germany: results of the non-interventional OBSERVE-PD study

  Determination according to physician's judgment Total
APD Non-APD
n nmiss Mean ± SD/n (%) n nmiss Mean ± SD/n (%) N nmiss Mean ± SD/n (%)
Sex, male 122 0 70 (57.4) 55 0 37 (67.3) 177 0 107 (60.5)
Living at home, yes 122 0 120 (98.4) 55 0 54 (98.2) 177 0 174 (98.3)
Required caregiver support, yes 121 1 80 (66.1) 55 0 19 (34.5) 176 1 99 (56.3)
Age at patient visit, years 122 0 67.9 ± 9.1 55 0 70.4 ± 9.0 177 0 68.7 ± 9.1
Time since diagnosis of PD, years 119 3 10.2 ± 6.0 53 2 3.1 ± 2.8 172 5 8.0 ± 6.2
Motor fluctuations, yes 122 0 104 (85.2) 55 0 6 (10.9) 177 0 110 (62.1)
Duration of motor fluctuationsa, years 100 4 3.5 ± 3.0 6 0 2.1 ± 1.7 106 4 3.4 ± 2.9
Referral to MDC, yes 122 0 112 (91.8) 55 0 46 (83.6) 177 0 158 (89.3)
Time since referral to MDC b, years 109 3 3.6 ± 2.9 46 0 1.4 ± 2.0 155 3 2.0 ± 3.2
  1. APD, advanced Parkinson’s disease; MDC, movement disorder center; nmiss: number of missing values; PD, Parkinson’s disease
  2. aRestricted to patients with motor fluctuations, bRestricted to patients referred to MDC