Table 1

 Comparison of key demographic characteristics of the study and non-study nursing homes

CharacteristicStudy nursing homes n = 25Non-study nursing homes n = 364
IQR, interquartile range.
*Based on the RUCA (rural-urban commuting area) version 2.0 code definitions; score of 1–10.6, with 10.6 being most rural.
Total bedsMedian120119.5
Mean115121.5
IQR88–13696–140
Urban-rural score*Median1.01.0
Mean2.63.07
IQR1–4.21–4.2
For-profit status (%)6879.89
With chain ownership (%)7273.91
Errors reported in previous yearMedian2222
Mean29.942.2
IQR14–3210–42