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Table 2 Quality Indicators (N = 55 units)

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

  Median (IQR)
Late loss ADL declinea (%) 18.0 (11.4–23.8)
Declining behavioral symptoms (%) 13.1 (7.9–17.5)
Indwelling catheter (%) 1.4 (0.0–4.1)
Urinary tract infection (%) 4.6 (3.0–6.4)
Delirium (%) 27.9 (18.9–31.4)
Antipsychotic use without psychosis (%) 20.4 (13.8–27.6)
Fallen in the last 30 days (%) 18.1 (13.5–21.8)
Mood declineb (%) 28.7 (17.5–37.6)
Worsening pain (%) 5.5 (2.5–7.4)
Pressure ulcer (%) 4.7 (3.1–7.9)
Physical restraint use (%) 8.2 (2.5–10.8)
Unexplained weight loss (%) 9.7 (5.3–13.3)
  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 Depression Rating Score (DRS); score range is 0–14