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Table 1 Characteristics of long-term care facility residents in the study cohort (N= 8,866)

From: Agreement between administrative data and the Resident Assessment Instrument Minimum Dataset (RAI-MDS) for medication use in long-term care facilities: a population-based study

Variable Frequency (%)
Age Group  
<65 years 608 (6.9)
65 – 74 years 768 (8.7)
75 – 84 years 2452 (27.7)
85+ years 5038 (56.8)
Sex  
Male 2819 (31.8)
Female 6047 (68.2)
Income Quintile  
Q1 (Lowest) 1970 (22.2)
Q2 1850 (20.9)
Q3 2146 (24.2)
Q4 1622 (18.3)
Q5 (Highest) 1220 (13.8)
Missing Quintile 58 (0.7)
Residence Location  
Rural 4348 (49.0)
Urban 4398 (49.6)
Missing Location 120 (1.4)