Institutional Factors Associated with Residents’ Malnutrition in Nursing Homes: A Cross-Sectional Study

March 16, 2023

Malnutrition is frequent in older adults, associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and higher costs. Nursing home residents are especially affected, and evidence on institutional factors associated with malnutrition is limited. We calculated the prevalence of malnutrition in Swiss nursing home residents and investigated which structure and process indicators of nursing homes are associated with residents’ malnutrition.