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Table 2 The frequency of neglect among the participants based on the observational elder neglect checklist

From: Screening for domestic abuse and its relationship with demographic variables among elderly individuals referred to primary health care centers of Shiraz in 2018

Observational neglect Yes
Frequency (%)
No
Frequency (%)
Inappropriate clothes 27 (6.8) 373 (93.3)
Smelly body and clothes 15 (3.8) 385 (96.3)
Dirty and untidy hair 12 (3) 388 (97)
Long and dirty nails 12 (3) 388 (97)
Dental problems 95 (23.8) 305 (76.3)
Bedsore 6 (1.5) 394 (98.5)
Motion limitation 100 (25) 300 (75)