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Table 3 Non-response analysis

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

Total
(n = 50,336)
With follow-up
(n = 32,130)
Without follow-up
(n = 18,206)
p value
  Mean SD Mean SD  
Age (years) 84.2 8.0 84.5 8.0 < 0.001a
BMI (kg/m2) 25.1 5.1 25.2 5.1 0.008a
  n % n %  
Females 21,028 65 11,961 66 0.568b
Married 9114 28 4787 26 < 0.001b
Fall risk 25,181 78 12,685 70 < 0.001b
Malnutrition risk 20,823 65 9792 54 < 0.001b
Pressure ulcer risk 9240 29 4776 26 < 0.001b
Poor oral health risk 12,832 40 6505 36 < 0.001b
  1. (SD) or number (%)
  2. aStudent’s t test
  3. bPearson’s chi-square test