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Table 2 Home and unit characteristics in the M3 sample (n = 32 homes; n = 82 units)

From: Construct validity of the Dining Environment Audit Protocol: a secondary data analysis of the Making Most of Mealtimes (M3) study

Characteristic % (n)
Not for profit home 68.8 (22)
Part of continuum of care 31.2 (10)
Renovations to unit in past 5 yearsa 21.2 (17)
Dementia care unit 29.3 (24)
  Mean (SD)
Home Age 31.20 (16.31)
Total # of beds in home 134.8 (58.02)
Number of beds on study unit 34.2 (17.95)
# of Residents in dining room during a meal 25.1 (13.81)
# of Staff in dining room during a meal 3.39 (2.23)
Ratio of residents/staff in dining room 7.7 (4.38)
  1. aMissing 2/82