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Table 1 Nursing home characteristics (n = 36 nursing homes)

From: The care unit in nursing home research: Evidence in support of a definition

Nursing home ID Operation model1 Facility size2 No. of units3 No. of healthcare aide responses No. of healthcare aide responses/unit Realignment of unit data based on TREC care unit definition
      Range Mean (SD)  
Urban Nursing Homes
G Public Small 1 32 NA NA Yes
B Public Small 2 32 12-20 16.00 (5.66) No
O Public Small 5 46 7-11 9.20 (1.64) Yes
D Public Medium 2 44 21-23 22.00 (1.41) No
I Public Large 3 66 21-23 22.00 (1.00) Yes
C Public Large 6 94 8-25 15.67 (6.22) No
M Public Large 6 62 10-11 10.33 (0.52) No
Q Private Small 1 14 NA NA No
E Private Small 1 27 NA NA Yes
Y Private Medium 3 37 11-13 12.33 (1.15) No
P Private Large 2 31 14-17 15.50 (2.12) No
V Private Large 3 53 12-21 17.67 (4.93) No
L Private Large 4 73 15-22 18.25 (2.87) Yes
K Private Large 5 77 13-17 15.40 (1.67) No
A Voluntary Small 1 21 NA NA No
U Voluntary Small 1 15 NA NA Yes
AC Voluntary Small 2 30 12-18 15.00 (4.24) No
H Voluntary Small 3 30 10-10 10.00 (0.00) No
R Voluntary Medium 2 34 17-17 17.00 (0.00) No
S Voluntary Medium 2 21 10-11 10.50 (0.71) Yes
Z Voluntary Medium 2 30 13-17 15.00 (2.83) No
AD Voluntary Medium 3 30 6-17 10.00 (6.08) No
X Voluntary Medium 3 26 6-12 8.67 (3.06) No
F Voluntary Medium 3 37 9-19 12.22 (5.77) No
W Voluntary Medium 5 34 6-7 6.80 (0.45) No
T Voluntary Large 3 38 9-17 12.67 (4.04) No
AA Voluntary Large 4 49 8-14 12.25 (2.87) No
N Voluntary Large 3 59 11-31 19.67(10.26) Yes
AB Voluntary Large 5 61 9-15 12.20 (2.59) No
J Voluntary Large 8 164 20-23 20.50 (1.07) No
Rural Nursing Homes
AE Public Small 2 25 NA NA No
AH Public Small 1 22 NA NA No
AI Public Small 1 17 NA NA Yes
AJ Public Small 1 9 NA NA No
AF Public Medium 3 36 9-18 12.00 (5.20) No
AG Voluntary Small 1 13 NA NA Yes
  1. 1Operation model
  2. • Private (for profit) facility = A facility in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives compensation other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the services they provide
  3. • Public facility = A facility supported primarily through public funds, owned and operated by the local government
  4. • Voluntary facility = A long-term care facility that is run by voluntary, cultural or religious organizations
  5. 2Facility size = number of long-term care beds; small: ≤ 80 beds, medium: 81-120 beds, large: > 120 beds
  6. 3No. of units = represents the number of units after realignment