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Table 2 Interval-Censored Episodesa

From: Improving knowledge about disability transitions by adding retrospective information to panel surveys. Population Health Metrics

  Number of Episodes Per Observation Episode Length
  Mean (SD) Min Max Mean (SD) Median Min Max
  Sparse Dense Both Sparse Dense Sparse Dense Sparse Dense Both Both
ADL            
Eating 2.56 (0.72) 2.68 (0.93) 1 4 6 40.99 (19.73) 38.40 (21.20) 40 28 2 145
I/O Bedb 2.56 (0.72) 2.71 (0.87) 1 4 6 40.96 (19.70) 37.62 (21.35) 40 27 2 145
Mobility 2.57 (0.71) 2.73 (0.83) 1 4 6 41.02 (19.74) 37.26 (21.36) 40 27 2 145
Dressing 2.57 (0.71) 2.72 (0.89) 1 4 6 41.09 (19.79) 38.17 (21.33) 40 27 2 145
Bathing 2.57 (0.71) 2.69 (0.93) 1 4 6 41.08 (19.85) 37.19 (21.47) 40 26 2 145
Toileting 2.57 (0.71) 2.72 (0.89) 1 4 6 41.05 (19.77) 37.73 (21.33) 40 27 2 145
  1. aInstances where a recorded functional status is followed by one or more months with no status information, followed by a non-missing functional status or month of death.
  2. bI/O Bed = Getting in or out of bed.