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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of intervention and control long-term care homes

From: Successful knowledge translation intervention in long-term care: final results from the vitamin D and osteoporosis study (ViDOS) pilot cluster randomized controlled trial

Characteristic Control Intervention
  (n = 21) (n = 19)
Facility size (number of beds) mean (SD), min, max 157 (80.2), 49, 375 115 (68.0), 43, 294
Number of prescribing physicians mean (SD), min, max 4.3 (2.7), 2, 13 4.5 (2.7), 1, 10
Percent (n) of LTC homes located in communities of various population sizes   
   Small (<30,000) 33 (7) 47 (9)
   Medium (30,000 - 100,000) 10 (2) 11 (2)
   Large (100,000-1,000,000) 38 (8) 26 (5)
   Metropolitan (>1,000,000) 19 (4) 16 (3)
For-profit, % 81 95
Chain affiliation, % 76 84
  1. SD, standard deviation; min, minimum value; max, maximum value.