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Table 1 Participant demographics and pressure injury risk assessment (n  = 51)

From: The role of patients in pressure injury prevention: a survey of acute care patients

  Range mean (SD) n %
Age 19 – 93; 65.0 (16.6)   
Sex    
 Male   23 45
 Female   28 55
Ward    
Orthopaedic   35 66
 Neurology   16 34
Type of admission^    
 Medical   13 26
 Surgical   37 74
Number of days post-op 0 – 33; 10.1 (12.1)   
PI risk assessment^    
 Waterlow not at risk   6 12
 Waterlow at risk   5 10
 Waterlow high risk   5 10
 Waterlow very high risk   4 8
 Braden no identified risk   13 26
 Braden low risk   3 6
 Braden moderate risk   2 4
 Braden high risk   3 6
 Risk assessment not documented   10 19
  1. ^Some missing data.