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Table 3 Characteristics of the resident participants (n = 15)

From: How the perspectives of nursing assistants and frail elderly residents on their daily interaction in nursing homes affect their interaction: a qualitative study

Mean age (Standard deviation) 84.4 (±7.3)
Gender Female n = 11
Male n = 4
Mean aCMMSE score   23.9
Marital status Single n = 1
Married n = 5
Divorced n = 3
Widowed n = 6
Highest educational level None n = 1
Primary n = 9
Secondary n = 4
Tertiary or above n = 1
Religion Buddhism n = 4
Christianity n = 5
None n = 6
Duration of residence 6 months - <1 year n = 2
1–5 years n = 7
6–10 years n = 3
11–20 years n = 3
No. of diagnosed conditions under treatment or observation 2 or fewer n = 1
3–5 n = 7
6 or more n = 7
  1. aCMMSE Cantonese Mini-Mental State Examination
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