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Table 1 Baseline demographics

From: A proposal for virtual, telephone-based preoperative cognitive assessment in older adults undergoing elective surgery

Variable  
Gender—femalen(%) 20 (50%)
Age, median (IQR) 76 (73–79)
Race—whiten(%) 39 (97.5%)
Ethnic group—non-Hispanicn(%) 36 (90%)
Type of surgery
 Orthopedic 11 (27.5%)
 Cardiac 9 (22.5%)
 Thoracic/abdominal 7 (17.5%)
Education level
 High school n (%) 7 (17.5%)
 College n (%) 19 (47.5%)
 Advanced degree n (%) 14 (35%)
Medications—prior to surgery
 Total number median (IQR) 8 (7–11)
 Psychotropic medications n (%) 10 (25%)
 Benzodiazepines n (%) 6 (15%)
 Anti-cholinergic medication n (%) 25 (62.5%)
 Anti-cholinergic score median (IQR) 1 (0–2)