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Table 1 Characteristics of residents audited

From: An integrated oral health program for rural residential aged care facilities: a mixed methods comparative study

  With Integrated Model Without Integrated model
Number of aged care beds availablea 129 171
Average Age of all residents 77.09 (34–101) 82.4 (44–97)
Gender
 Male 53 (48%) 45 (32%)
 Female 58 (52%) 96 (68%)
MMSE Scoreb
  > 25 13 (12%) 33 (23%)
  < 25 98 (88%) 108 (77%)
  1. a Not all facility beds were full at time of audit
  2. b A score < 25 indicated cognitive impairment on screen
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