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Table 1 Characteristics of the participating older people (n = 14) in short-term care facilities

From: Older people’s experiences of oral health and assisted daily oral care in short-term facilities

Respondent Sex Age group Reason for admission Assisted daily oral care Oral status
P1 Male 86–90 Respite care No Complete denture
P2 Female 81–85 Waiting for special accommodation placement No Remaining teeth without denture
P3 Female 76–80 Waiting for special accommodation placement Yes Remaining teeth without denture
P4 Female 76–80 Rehabilitation No Remaining teeth without denture
P5 Male 91–95 Waiting for home adaptation/modification No Remaining teeth, partial denture lower jaw
P6 Female 91–95 Waiting for special accommodation placement No, but received assistance when admitted to hospital Full denture upper jaw, partial denture lower jaw, remaining teeth
P7 Male 86–90 Waiting for special accommodation placement Yes Complete denture
P8 Female 91–95 Waiting for special accommodation placement No Remaining teeth without denture
P9 Female 71–75 Waiting for home adaptation/modification No Remaining teeth without denture
P10 Female 86–90 Rehabilitation Yes Remaining teeth without denture
P11 Female 71–75 Rehabilitation No Remaining teeth without denture
P12 Female 86–90 Respite care No Remaining teeth without denture
P13 Male 81–85 Waiting for special accommodation placement No Remaining teeth without denture
P14 Female 91–95 Waiting for special accommodation placement Yes Full denture upper jaw, remaining teeth