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Table 4 Outcomes for final study outcome 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

Total (n = 32,130) Nursing homes (n = 23,851) Hospital wards
(n = 8279)
p valueA p valueB p valueC p valueD
Weight loss more than 5% (n) 2734 (11.5%) 367 (4.4%) < 0.001b < 0.001d 0.017d 0.085d
Pressure ulcer exists (n) 1451 (6.1%) 379 (4.6%) < 0.001b < 0.001d 0.464d 0.246d
Fall exists (n) 3491 (14.6%) 84 (1.0%) < 0.001b < 0.001d < 0.001d < 0.001d
  1. Data are shown as number (%)
  2. ANon-adjusted p value
  3. BAdjustment for days to follow-up
  4. CAdjustment for days to follow-up, Norton score
  5. DAdjustment for days to follow-up, age, and Norton, DFRI, and MNA score
  6. bPearson’s chi-square test
  7. dLikelihood ratio chi-square test