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Table 2 Characteristics of the resident population

From: Measuring the quality of infection control in Dutch nursing homes using a standardized method; the Infection prevention RIsk Scan (IRIS)

Nursing home N Mean age (Median) Nursing home indication Mean intensity of care (score 1-10) Prevalence of multimorbidity (%) Prevalence of pressure ulcers (%)
  Psycho-geriatric# Rehabilitation# Somatic#
1 174 74.3 (78) 93 (53.4%) 35 (20.1%) 46 (26.4%) 6.295 172 (98.9%) 17 (9.8%)
2 35 84.7 (85) 26 (74.3%) 0 9 (25.7%) 6.114 35 (100%) 0
3 63 84.1 (85) 51 (81.0%) 3 (4.8%) 9 (14.3%) 5.270 56 (88.9%) 0
4 74 83.9 (84) 60 (81.1%) 0 14 (18.9%) 5.703 72 (97.3%) 7 (9.5%)
5 183 71.5 (78) 101 (55.2%) 7 (3.8%) 75 (41.0%) 6.005 176 (96.2%) 8 (4.4%)
6 17 88.4 (90) 14 (100%) 0 3 (17.6%) 5.059 17 (100%) 0
7 14 82 (82) 14 (100%) 0 0 5.714 14 (100%) 2 (14.3%)
8 25 80.6 (82) 25 (100%) 0 0 4.960 24 (96.0%) 1 (4%)
9 189 79 (81) 185 (97.9%) 0 4 (2.1%) 5.644 167 (88.4%) 14 (7.4%)
Total 774 77.6 (82) 569 (73.5%) 45 (5.8%) 160 (20.7%) 5.838 733 (94.7%) 49 (6.3%)
  1. #The NHs were divided in separate ward for psychogeriatric, somatic and rehabilitation indication. A patient with somatic and rehabilitation indication was categorised depending on the kind of ward.