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Table 1 Characteristics of nursing homes at baseline

From: Improved participation of older people with joint contractures living in nursing homes: feasibility of study procedures in a cluster-randomised pilot trial

  Intervention group Control group Total
C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7
Study participants, n 9 20 11 24 24 23 18 129
Long-term care beds, n 40 107 171 165 48 128 115 774
Nursing home wards, n 3 4 4 6 2 4 6 29
Residents per nursing ward 13 27 43 28 24 32 18 27
Estimated prevalence of joint contractures 0.40 0.96 0.19 0.21 0.50 0.31 0.60 0.28
Nursing staff to resident ratio for skilled nurses and assistants 0.49 0.30 0.35 0.38 0.32 0.34 0.30 0.35
Nursing staff to resident ratio for skilled nurses 0.28 0.16 0.19 0.20 0.17 0.16 0.16 0.19