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Table 5 Impact of population size and centrality on the availability of specialised services in nursing home services

From: Towards specialised and differentiated long-term care services: a cross-sectional study

  Long-term Short-term
  No specialisation Low availability of specialised services High availability of specialised services p-value No specialisation Low availability of specialised services High availability of specialised services p-value
Population size     < 0.01     < 0.01
≤ 4999 16 (12) 111 (86) 3 (2)   24 (19) 49 (31) 66 (50)  
5000–19,999 7 (7) 89 (86) 7 (7)   8 (8) 38 (37) 57 (55)  
≥ 20,000 0 (0) 19 (48) 21 (52)   1 (3) 7 (18) 32 (79)  
Centrality     < 0.01     0.01
Most central 1 (4) 12 (52) 10 (44)   2 (9) 4 (17) 17 (74)  
Central 2 (2) 83 (81) 18 (17)   8 (8) 44 (43) 51 (49)  
Least central 20 (14) 124 (84) 3 (2)   23 (16) 37 (25) 87 (59)