Home Sector, % (n)

Forprofit

31.2 (10)

2255.2 (381.2)

5.3 ^{a}

<0.0001

2023.5 (422.0)

4.6 ^{a}

<0.0001

95.3 (18.7)

4.5 ^{a}

<0.0001

89.1 (16.2)

3.6 ^{a}

0.0005

Nonprofit

68.8 (22)

1968.9 (372.2)
  
1699.7 (511.5)
  
82.5 (20.4)
  
79.0 (25.6)
  
Number of beds per LTC home, median (IQR)

126.0 (87.5–190.0)

2058.4 (397.1)

0.2 ^{b}

0.006

1800.9 (507.2)

0.1 ^{b}

0.44

86.5 (20.7)

0.2 ^{b}

0.02^{b}

82.2 (23.6)

0.1 ^{b}

0.05

Menu cycle length in weeks, % (n)

3 weeks^{d}

40.6 (13)

2109.5 (419.0) ^{g}

8.2 ^{c}

<0.0001

1767.6 (484.2) ^{f,g}

11.4 ^{c}

<0.0001

84.0 (19.0) ^{g}

8.9 ^{c}

<0.0001

79.5 (20.2) ^{f,g}

12.3 ^{c}

<0.0001

4 weeks^{e}

40.6 (13)

2035.9 (370.4) ^{g}
  
1805.9 (404.8) ^{f,g}
  
90.2 (22.2) ^{g}
  
85.1 (21.8) ^{g}
  
5 weeks^{f}

12.5 (4)

2187.6 (302.6) ^{g}
  
2159.6 (678.5) ^{d,e,g}
  
94.0 (16.3) ^{g}
  
95.7 (30.5) ^{g}
  
6 weeks^{g}

6.3 (2)

1613.5 (281.1) ^{d,e,f}
  
1266.7 (326.2) ^{d,e,f}
  
64.2 (11.5) ^{d,e,f}
  
53.8 (9.1) ^{d,e,f}
  
Last full revision of the menu, % (n)

< 6 months^{h}

75.0 (24)

2088.5 (389.5) ^{k}

12.1 ^{c}

<0.0001

1776.3 (473.3) ^{i,k}

16.2 ^{c}

<0.0001

87.4 (21.2) ^{k}

6.2 ^{c}

0.0004

81.8 (22.1) ^{k}

11.2 ^{c}

<0.0001

6–12 months^{i}

18.8 (6)

2111.9 (323.6) ^{k}
  
2106.2 (477.2) ^{h,j,k}
  
89.9 (17.2) ^{k}
  
91.8 (24.6) ^{k}
  
13–18 months^{j}

3.1 (1)

1790.8 (182.0)
  
1437.4 (200.0) ^{i}
  
74.5 (11.3)
  
75.0 (13.3)
  
> 18 months^{k}

3.1 (1)

1282.1 (243.3) ^{h,i}
  
921.1 (60.7) ^{h,i}
  
57.5 (8.6) ^{h,i}
  
40.6 (3.0) ^{h,i}
  
Dietitian time (hours per week), median (IQR)

17.0 (13.0–22.5)

2058.4 (397.1)

0.1 ^{b}

0.07

1800.9 (507.2)

−0.1 ^{b}

0.13

86.5 (20.7)

0.1 ^{b}

0.43

82.2 (23.6)

−0.02 ^{b}

0.79

Raw food cost ($ per resident/day), median (IQR) *

7.7 (7.1–8.3)

2067.0 (383.3)

0.1 ^{b}

0.08

1817.0 (491.2)

0.2 ^{b}

0.001

87.2 (20.7)

−0.1 ^{b}

0.28

83.1 (23.4)

0.1 ^{b}

0.41

Proportion of commercial food, median (IQR)

17.5 (10–30)

2058.4 (397.1)

0.2 ^{b}

0.005

1800.9 (507.2)

0.04 ^{b}

0.52

86.5 (20.7)

−0.1 ^{b}

0.15

82.2 (23.6)

−0.1 ^{b}

0.31
