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Table 1 Resident Characteristics

From: The associations between staffing hours and quality of care indicators in long-term care

  Mean (SD)
Female (%) 68.9 (9.8)
Age (years) 82.7 (2.9)
Age < 65 years (%) 9.3 (8.5)
Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (%) 66.9 (24.9)
Activities of daily living impairmenta (%) 52.3 (12.0)
Cognitive impairmentb (%) 63.1 (23.9)
Depressive symptomsc (%) 29.7 (20.1)
Mildly aggressive behaviorsd (%) 58.5 (21.4)
Severely aggressive behaviorse (%) 18.6 (13.3)
Unstable healthf (%) 21.8 (9.0)
Bladder incontinence daily (%) 68.7 (13.0)
Wandering behaviors (%) 24.7 (16.8)
Wheelchair primarily used for mobility (%) 58.3 (14.9)
RUG-III case mix index 1.098 (0.068)
  1. aDefined as a score of 4 or more in Activities of Daily Living Scale (ADL); score range is 0–16
  2. bDefined as a score of 3 or more in Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS); score range is 0–6
  3. cDefined as a score of 3 or more in Depression Rating Score (DRS); score range is 0–14
  4. dDefined as a score of 1 or more in Aggressive Behavior Scale (ABS); score range is 0–12
  5. eDefined as a score of 5 or more in Aggressive Behavior Scale (ABS); score range is 0–12
  6. fDefined as a score of 2 or more in Changes in Health, End-Stage Disease, and Signs and Symptoms Score (CHESS); score range is 0–5