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Table 1 Total sample overview (n = 12,518)

From: Prevalence of risk for pressure ulcers, malnutrition, poor oral health and falls – a register study among older persons receiving municipal health care in southern Sweden

  Total sample n (%) Women n (%) Men n (%)
Sex 12,518 (100) 8265 (66.0) 4253 (34.0)
Type of housing
Short term nursing care 487 (3.9) 269 (3.3) 218 (5.1)
Home health care 1692 (13.5) 1080 (13.1) 612 (14.4)
Nursing homes 8558 (68.4) 5763 (69.7) 2795 (65.7)
Dementia care units 1781 (14.2) 1153 (14.0) 628 (14.8)
Total 12,518 (100) 8265 (100) 4253 (100)
Age groups (years)
65–74 1152 (9.2) 500 (6.0) 652 (15.3)
75–84 3666 (29.3) 2116 (25.6) 1550 (36.4)
85–94 6114 (48.8) 4372 (52.9) 1742 (41.0)
95–106 1586 (12.7) 1277 (15.5) 309 (7.3)
Total 12,518 (100) 8265 (100) 4253 (100)
BMI
  < 18.5 (underweight) 933 (7.5) 738 (8.9) 195 (4.6)
18.5–24.9 (normal weight) 5639 (45.0) 3705 (44.8) 1934 (45.5)
25.0–29.9 (overweight) 3853 (30.8) 2403 (29.1) 1450 (34.1)
  > 30.0 (obese) 2080 (16.6) 1408 (17.0) 672 (15.8)
Total 12,505 (100) 8254 (100) 4251 (100)
Municipalities
Large cities/municipalities near large cities 2959 (23.6) 1969 (23.8) 990 (23.3)
Medium-sized towns/municipalities near medium-sized towns 5817 (46.5) 3855 (46.6) 1962 (46.1)
Smaller towns/urban areas/rural municipalities 3742 (29.9) 2441 (29.5) 1301 (30.6)
Total 12,518 (100) 8265 (100) 4253 (100)