Table 1

Prevalence (as percentage of all responding institutions) of cooling facilities at different sites within the institution
Cooling facilities Site Prevalence[a] Constructed in the past 3 years[a]
Outdoor sunshade Central lobby 61% (14/23) 0% (0/11)
Common roomsb 89% (24/27) 0% (0/19)
Restaurant/café 83% (20/24) 6% (1/16)
Terrace 85% (22/26) 11% (2/19)
Residents’ rooms/apartments 93% (25/27) 5% (1/20)
Air conditioning Central lobby 5% (1/22) 0% (0/1)
Common rooms 19% (5/27) 60% (3/5)
Restaurant/café 17% (4/23) 50% (2/4)
Reception 4% (1/24) 0% (0/1)
Residents’ rooms/apartments 8% (2/25) 50% (1/2)
Ceiling fans Central lobby 4% (1/25) n.a. (0/0)
Common rooms 19% (5/26) 40% (2/5)
Restaurant/café 22% (5/23) 0% (0/3)
Reception 4% (1/25) n.a. (0/0)
Residents’ rooms/apartments 7% (2/27) 50% (1/2)

aBetween brackets: positive cases/total number of institutions. The latter number may be lower than 27 due to non-response or because the cases are not applicable.

bRooms accessible to all residents, including living rooms, libraries, and recreation rooms.

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Kunst and Britstra BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:135   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-135

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