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Table 1 Prevalence (as percentage of all responding institutions) of cooling facilities at different sites within the institution

From: Implementation evaluation of the Dutch national heat plan among long-term care institutions in Amsterdam: a cross-sectional study

Cooling facilities Site Prevalence [a] Constructed in the past 3 years [a]
Outdoor sunshade Central lobby 61% (14/23) 0% (0/11)
Common roomsb 89% (24/27) 0% (0/19)
Restaurant/café 83% (20/24) 6% (1/16)
Terrace 85% (22/26) 11% (2/19)
Residents’ rooms/apartments 93% (25/27) 5% (1/20)
Air conditioning Central lobby 5% (1/22) 0% (0/1)
Common rooms 19% (5/27) 60% (3/5)
Restaurant/café 17% (4/23) 50% (2/4)
Reception 4% (1/24) 0% (0/1)
Residents’ rooms/apartments 8% (2/25) 50% (1/2)
Ceiling fans Central lobby 4% (1/25) n.a. (0/0)
  Common rooms 19% (5/26) 40% (2/5)
  Restaurant/café 22% (5/23) 0% (0/3)
  Reception 4% (1/25) n.a. (0/0)
  Residents’ rooms/apartments 7% (2/27) 50% (1/2)
  1. aBetween brackets: positive cases/total number of institutions. The latter number may be lower than 27 due to non-response or because the cases are not applicable.
  2. bRooms accessible to all residents, including living rooms, libraries, and recreation rooms.
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