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Table 1 Characteristics of CLC Residents (N = 14) and Physician Respondents (N = 9)

From: “Everyone else gets ice cream here more often than I do—It burns me up” - Perspectives on Diabetes Care from Nursing Home Residents and their Doctors

Characteristics N (%)
Resident Characteristics
Age, mean (range) 74 (66–86)
Female Gender 1 (7 %)
Race/Ethnicity  
African American 3 (21 %)
Caucasian 7 (50 %)
Asian 1 (7 %)
Unknown/refused to answer 3 (21 %)
Requiring insulin 11 (79 %)
Physician Characteristics
Age, mean (range) 39 (31–50)
Female Gender 6 (67 %)
Race/Ethnicity  
African American 0 (0 %)
Caucasian 6 (67 %)
Asian 2 (22 %)
Unknown/refused to answer 1 (11 %)
Specialty  
Family Practice 1 (11 %)
Internal Medicine 3 (33 %)
Geriatrics 5 (55 %)
Years of Practice, mean (range) 11 (4–23)
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