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Table 2 The characteristics of needs in analyzed clusters

From: Needs of older persons living in long-term care institutions: on the usefulness of cluster approach

  Number of met needs
means ± SD
Number of unmet needs
means ± SD
Number of all needs
means ± SD
Cluster 1 8.2 ± 2.7 0.7 ± 1.0 8.9 ± 2.7
Cluster 2 10.0 ± 3.2
p < 0.001 vs. cluster 1
0.8 ± 1.1 10.8 ± 3.1
p < 0.001 vs. cluster 1
Cluster 3 12.1 ± 3.1
p < 0.001 vs. cluster 1 & 2
1.2 ± 1.5
p = 0.015 vs. cluster 1
p = 0.056 vs. cluster 2
13.3 ± 2.0
p < 0.001 vs. cluster 1 & 2