Table 2

Fundamental characteristic of subjects

Total

Male

Female


Number

19

8

11

Age

77.1 ± 10.1a

77.4 ± 10.7

76.9 ± 10.2

Interventionb

15 (79%)

8 (100%)

7 (64%)


aEach value provided is the mean ± standard deviation.

bLaxatives, enemas and other invasive procedures, such as manual removal of fecal impaction.

An et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:5   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-5

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