Study flow diagram.
Characteristics of study care homesa
↵a Data are n or n (%) unless otherwise specified.
↵b All care homes in Birmingham and Oxford registered on the Care Quality Commission website during the care home recruitment phase of the study in 2013. IQR = interquartile range. NA = not applicable. SD = standard deviation
↵a Data were missing for five patients.
↵b Data were missing for 75 patients.
↵c Data were missing for one participant. BMI = body mass index. RMI = Rivermead Mobility Index.
Department of Health VTE risk assessment
↵a Heart disease; metabolic, endocrine, or respiratory pathologies; acute infectious diseases; inflammatory conditions. BMI = body mass index. NM = not measured. VTE = venous thromboembolism.
Incidence of VTE according to diagnostic certainty
VTE = venous thromboembolism.
Incidence of VTE according to type of VTE and diagnostic certainty
DVT = deep vein thrombosis. PE = pulmonary embolism. VTE = venous thromboembolism.
VTE event rates according to selected participant characteristics
↵a Definite, probable, and possible VTE.
↵b Poisson exact CI.
↵c Heart disease; metabolic, endocrine, or respiratory pathologies; acute infectious diseases; inflammatory conditions. VTE = venous thromboembolism.
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