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Table 4 Detailed characteristics of unmet needs in analyzed clusters (the areas in which more than 10% of subjects had unmet needs)

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

Area Cluster 1
n = 83
Cluster 2
n = 87
Cluster 3
n = 72
 
6 Daytime activities 5 (6%) 6 (7%) 17 (24%) 2 vs. 3 p = 0.023
1 vs. 3 p = 0.003
8 Eyesight/hearing/communication 11 (13%) 5 (6%) 13 (18%) 2 vs. 3 p = 0.022
14 Psychological distress 9 (11%) 15 (17%) 18 (25%) 1 vs. 3 p = 0.032
21 Company 9 (11%) 19 (22%) 13 (18%) NS
22 Intimate relationship 9 (11%) 7 (8%) 13 (18%) NS