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Table 2 Counts of MDS Records and Characteristics of the Study Cohort

From: How well does the minimum data set measure healthcare use? a validation study

  People (N = 8832) Assessments (N = 52,818)
A) MDS RECORDSa   
 No record 137 (1.6) 0 (0)
 Admission record 3657 (41.4) 4463 (8.4)
 Full assessment record 7977 (90.5) 24,905 (47.2)
 Quarterly assessment record 5346 (60.5) 19,098 (36.2)
 Discharge record 4083 (46.2) 4352 (8.2)
B) STUDY COHORT   
 Resident Age   
  < 65 369 (4.2) 2444 (4.6)
  65–74 771 (8.7) 4800 (9.1)
  75–84 2742 (31.0) 16,502 (31.2)
  85+ 4950 (56.1) 29,072 (55.1)
 Resident Sex   
  Male 2693 (30.5) 15,619 (29.6)
  Female 6139 (69.5) 37,199 (70.4)
Nursing Home Owner Operator Type   
  For Profit 3252 (36.8) 17,820 (33.7)
  Not-for-profit 4973 (56.3) 30,093 (60.0)
  Bothb 607 (6.9) 4905 (9.3)
  1. aPeople had multiple MDS records. Counts of people by assessment type therefore exceed the total cohort size
  2. bRepresents people who transferred between a for profit & not-for-profit nursing home during the study period