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Table 3 Description of LTC Facilities

From: Depressive symptoms in long term care facilities in Western Canada: a cross sectional study

Care facilities
 Calgary (n = 15)Edmonton (n = 18)Fraser (n = 27)Interior (n = 15)Winnipeg (n = 16)PTotal (n = 91)
 N%N%N%N%N% N%
 Small (< 80 beds)426.7316.7725.9533.3212.50.0142a2123.1
 Medium (80–120 beds)16.7422.21348.1853.3637.53235.2
 Large (> 120 beds)1066.71161.1725.9213.3850.03841.8
Owner-operator model
 Private for-profit746.7738.91555.6746.7637.50.2459a4246.2
 Public not-for-profit320.0316.7414.8640.016.31718.7
 Voluntary not-for-profit533.3844.4829.6213.3956.33235.2
Mental health/geriatric services
 Geriatric mental health consulting15100.018100.027100.015100.016100.0NA91100.0
 Geriatric psychiatrist853.31688.92488.91386.71593.80.0339a7683.5
Care units
 Calgary (n = 62)Edmonton (n = 60)Fraser (n = 91)Interior (n = 53)Winnipeg (n = 59)PTotal (n = 325)
 N%N%N%N%N% N%
Unit type
 General long term care3861.33965.06975.82139.65491.5< 0.0001a22168.0
 Non secure dementia11.6610.033.323.800.0123.7
 Secure dementia1930.6915.01516.51120.858.55918.2
 Secure mental health/psychiatric11.611.711.
Staffing hours/resident day
 Care aides2.< 0.0001b2.20.7
 Licensed practical nurses0.
 Registered nurses0.< 0.0001b0.40.4
  1. aP value is based on a Fisher’s Exact test
  2. bP value is based on a Kruskal-Wallis test
  3. Bold entries is meant to indicate where the p value is significant