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Table 2 Age of study participants at time of institutionalization and mean time spent living in an institution

From: Frailty, walking ability and self-rated health in predicting institutionalization: an 18-year follow-up study among Finnish community-dwelling older people

  Mean age in years at time of institutionalization (SD) Mean time in years spent living in an institution (SD)
  Before baseline Baseline–January 2008 January 2008–January 2017 Study population Before baseline Baseline–January 2008 January 2008–January 2017 Study population
Both [n] 81.6 (7.0) [67] 83.9 (5.9) [160] 87.4 (5.3) [112] 84.6 (6.3) [339] 5.2 (3.8) 3.2 (2.7) 1.7 (1.5) 3.1 (2.9)
Men [n] 81.1 (6.6) [18] 82.3 (5.6) [54] 85.4 (5.0) [37] 83.1 (5.8) [109] 4.5 (3.6) 2.7 (2.6) 1.5 (1.4) 2.6 (2.7)
Women [n] 81.8 (7.1) [49] 84.7 (5.9) [106] 88.4 (5.1) [75] 85.3 (6.4) [230] 5.4 (3.9) 3.5 (2.8) 1.9 (1.5) 3.4 (3.3)