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Table 2 Results of the oral health audit at the facilities with and without access to the integrated oral health model

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

RACF compliance with Best Practice: General
  With Integrated Model (n = 111) Without Integrated Model (n = 141)
N % N % χ2 p φ
OH Care Plan in Place 105 94.6 122 86.5 4.526 0.033a 0.134
OH Care Plan Satisfactory 99 89.2 106 75.2 8.037 0.005a 0.179
Last Dental Visit recorded 33 29.7 17 Missingb 42 17.2 4.549 0.033a 0.147
Nominated Dentist Recorded 78 70.3 67 Missingb 44 69.1 0.035 0.851 0.013
Toothbrush available 103 92.8 132 93.6 0.067 0.796 0.16
Toothbrush regularly replaced 95 85.6 97 68.8 9.563 0.002a 0.196
RACF compliance with Best Practice for those with Dentures
  With Integrated Model (those with dentures n = 57) Without Integrated Model (those with dentures n = 95)    
  N % N % χ2 p φ
Denture Cups Labelled 21 36.5 36 37.9 0.017 0.897 0.011
Denture Cups replaced weekly 26 45.6 49 51.6 0.507 0.476 0.058
Correct Storage of Dentures 30 52.63 41 43.2 1.285 0.257 0.092
  1. a Significant result
  2. b Data missing due to non-response
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