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Table 3 Characteristics of ADP and non-ADP based on physician’s judgment

From: Characterizing advanced Parkinson’s disease: OBSERVE-PD observational study results of 2615 patients

  APD, N = 1342 Non-APD, N = 1273
Characteristics n/N (%) Mean (SD) n/N (%) Mean (SD)
Age, years   67.6 (9.4)
n = 1338
  66.4 (10.3)
n = 1272
Sex, male 817/1342 (61)   734/1273 (58)  
Living at home 1304/1342 (97)   1264/1273 (99)  
Required caregiver support, yes 917/1327 (69)   328/1270 (26)  
Time since diagnosis, years   11.0 (5.8)
n = 1304
  4.3 (3.7)
n = 1249
Motor fluctuations present, yes 1167/1342 (87)   295/1273 (23)  
Duration of motor fluctuations, years   4.9 (3.9)
n = 1151
  2.3 (2.1)
n = 272
UPDRS V: Modified Hoehn & Yahr score   2.9 (0.8)a
N = 1342
  2.0 (0.6)a
n = 1272
Eligible for invasive treatment options, yes 882/1342 (66)   127/1272 (10)  
Status of invasive treatment for eligible patients
 Ongoing 384/882 (44)   15/127 (12)  
 Decided at visit to start 164/882 (19)   17/127 (13)  
 No 332/882 (38)   91/127 (72)  
 Missing 2/882 (0.2)   4/127 (3.1)  
  1. aThe UPDRS was measured in the “On” state. Statistical significance based on a t test comparison between APD and non-APD patients are indicated at the p < 0.0001. All proportions except for the invasive treatment status included patients with no missing data. APD advanced Parkinson’s disease, non-APD non-advanced Parkinson’s disease, PD Parkinson’s disease, SD standard deviation, UPDRS Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale