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Predictors of Nursing Home Admission for Persons with Dementia

Gaugler, Joseph E. PhD*†; Yu, Fang PhD, AP, RN, GNP-BC, RN; Krichbaum, Kathleen PhD, RN§; Wyman, Jean F. PhD, AP, RN, GNP-BC, FAAN

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doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e31818457ce



Gaugler JE, Yu F, Krichbaum K, et al. Predictors of nursing home admission in persons with dementia. Med Care. 2009;47:191–198.

The percentages in Table 2 for the “Patient is white (n=12)” row were incorrect, reporting a negative relationship with nursing home admission, when it should have indicated a positive relationship. The row in the table should have appeared as follows:

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Medical Care. 47(5):606, May 2009.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.