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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of participating facilities

From: Increasing the uptake of vitamin D supplement use in Australian residential aged care facilities: results from the vitamin D implementation (ViDAus) study

Characteristic

Overall

Wedge 1

Wedge 2

Difference between groups

(p value)

Not-for-profit

Percent

100

100

100

Remotenessa

Percent aged care places in a major city

85.2

86.7

84.0

Bed capacity (excl. respite)

Mean

83.1

90.8

77.6

0.3

(95% CI)

(68.6–97.5)

(60.0–121.6)

(63.8–91.4)

(range)

(30–289)

  

Falls rate over 6 months prior to implementationb

Mean

(Range)

5.6

(2.1–12.5)

4.9

6.1

0.092

  1. CI Confidence Interval
  2. aRemoteness Area [35]
  3. bFalls rate per 1000 Occupied Bed Days