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Table 1 Characteristics of older residents

From: Gaps between the subjective needs of older facility residents and how care workers understand them: a pairwise cross-sectional study

  Resident
N = 115 (%)
Gender
 Female 94 (82)
 Male 21 (18)
Type of facility
 NH 15 (13)
 GICF 100 (87)
Age
 <75 years 17 (15)
 ≥75 years 98 (85)
Length of stay
 <6 months 33 (29)
 ≥6 months 82 (71)
Independence in ADL
 Moving: walking 44 (38)
 Moving: w/c 33 (29)
 Transfer 68 (59)
 Using the lavatory (N = 113) 56 (49)
 Eating 77 (67)
 Changing clothes 55 (48)
MMSE
 ≥24 60 (52)
 23–18 55 (48)
  1. GICF geriatric intermediate care facility, NH nursing home, W/C wheelchair, ADL activities of daily living, MMSE mini mental state examination