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Table 2 Predictors of antipsychotic medication use

From: The impact of facility characteristics on the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes: a cross-sectional study

  Unstandardized coefficients B Standardized coefficients β t Sig
Medical director has no specialization in geriatrics 11.74 0.46 3.86 0.001
Has a "mentally frail" unit 15.51 0.47 3.65 0.001
Most residents are self-pay −15.62 −0.64 −3.68 0.001
For-profit facility −9.80 −0.37 −2.83 0.008
Shortage of social workers 9.76 0.31 2.48 0.019
Shortage of occupational therapists 8.29 0.33 2.52 0.017
aRecreational activities are not diversified and not adequate 18.60 0.32 2.49 0.018
bUnsafe/non-fitting self-aid equipment 7.70 0.31 2.18 0.037
  1. Sig significance
  2. aRecreational activities were measured by an inspector who is an occupational therapist
  3. bAids were judged as being safe and well-fitting according to an inspector who is a nurse