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Table 1 Resident and healthcare aide characteristics by nursing home site

From: Optimizing the mobility of residents with dementia: a pilot study promoting healthcare aide uptake of a simple mobility innovation in diverse nursing home settings

Characteristics Site 1 Site 2 p-value
Residents (n=11) (n=15)  
Age: Mean (SD) 84.6 (5.8) 86.8 (4.4) 0.27
Cognitive Performance Scale: Mean (SD) 2.73 (1.0) 3.40 (1.1) 0.12
Depression Rating Scale: Mean (SD) 2.64 (1.43) 4.27 (2.2) 0.04
Changes in Health, End-stage disease and Symptoms and Signs: Mean (SD) 0.64 (0.67) 1.86 (1.1) 0.004
Healthcare aides completing the Alberta Context Tool (n=27) (n=44)  
HCA age < 40 years: n (%) 13 (48%) 16 (36%) 0.24
Time on unit (months): Mean (SD) 44.2 (55.8) 27.7 (21.2) 0.08
High school education: n (%) 20 (74%) 39 (89%) 0.11
Healthcare aide certificate: n (%)a 17 (63%) 40 (91%) 0.004
  1. aPearson Chi square.