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Table 7 Distribution of scores after dichotomization of the primary outcome variable

From: Feasibility, acceptability, and adherence of two educational programs for care staff concerning nursing home patients’ fecal incontinence: a pilot study preceding a cluster-randomized controlled trial

interRAIa
  Baseline Follow-up
  Seldom Often Seldom Often
Incontinent Incontinent Incontinent Incontinent
SI, n (%) 8 (40) 12 (60) 10 (55.6) 8 (44.4)
MI, n (%) 13 (72.2) 5 (27.8) 11 (78.6) 3 (21.4)
Control, n (%) 14 (58.3) 10 (41.7) 10 (41.7) 14 (58.3)
  1. SI nursing home receiving single intervention, MI nursing home receiving multifaceted intervention
  2. ainterRAI: 0 = continent, 1 = continent with stoma, 2 = seldom (have episodes, but not the last 3 days), 3 = occasionally (more seldom than daily), 4 = often (daily, has a curtain control), 5 = incontinent (no control); dichotomized scale: 0–2 = seldom incontinent, 3–5 = often incontinent