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Table 1 Representation of the final study population compared to total study population

From: The impact of a national quality register in the analysis of risks and adverse events among older adults in nursing homes and hospital wards—a Swedish Senior Alert survey

  Nursing home Hospital ward
Total study population
(n = 63,811)
Final study population
(n = 40,224)
p value Total study population
(n = 96,677)
Final study population
(n = 10,112)
p value
  Mean SD Mean SD   Mean SD Mean SD  
Age (years) 85.4 7.5 85.4 7.5 0.768a 79.9 8.0 79.8 8.3 0.344a
BMI (kg/m2) 25.0 5.1 25.0 5.1 0.148a 25.3 5.2 25.5 5.2 < 0.001a
  n % n %   n % n %  
Females 43,149 68 27,349 68 0.212b 52,042 54 5640 56 < 0.001b
Married 15,443 24 9798 24 0.564b 41,990 43 4103 41 < 0.001b
Fall risk 50,313 79 32,445 81 < 0.001b 54,933 57 5421 54 < 0.001b
Malnutrition risk 38,162 60 23,994 60 0.622b 52,219 54 6621 65 < 0.001b
Pressure ulcer risk 19,967 31 12,275 31 0.009b 16,590 17 1741 17 0.885b
  1. Data are shown as mean (SD) or number (%)
  2. aStudent’s t test
  3. bPearson’s chi-square test