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Table 2 Mean NPI-Q severity and distress values for each behavioral category

From: Cognitive status and behavioral problems in older hospitalized patients

Behavior Severity of Behavior Distress to Staff N
Delusions 3.00 5.00 1
Hallucinations 3.00 5.00 1
Disinhibition 2.00 0.00 1
Night behaviors 2.20 ± .84 2.20 ± 0.84 5
Appetite 1.80 ± 1.1 0.20 ± 0.45 5
Agitation 1.75 ± .64 2.30 ± 2.34 6
Irritability 1.70 ± .76 0.85 ± 0.90 7
Apathy 1.60 ± .89 0.60 ± 0.89 5
Motor Disturbance 1.60 ± 1.0 2.00 ± 2.65 3
Depression 1.57 ± .53 1.00 ± 1.21 7
Anxiety 1.50 ± .70 0.88 ± 1.62 10
Elation/Euphoria    0