Table 4

Dependency in activities of daily living
Variable Before surgery 6 months after surgery P
Median(IQR) Median(IQR)
(n = 44) (n = 44)
Personal activities of daily living
Katz scale 0 (0–0) 0 (0–0) 0.133
Dependency in P-ADL, n (%) 2 (5) 5 (11) 0.323
Instrumental activities of daily living
Lawton scale 7.0 (7.0–7.0) 7.0 (5.0–7.0) 0.058
Dependency in I-ADL,n (%) 3(7) 14(32) 0.027

IQR, Interquartil range.

I-ADL, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living; P-ADL, Personal Activities of Daily Living.

Veiga et al.

Veiga et al. BMC Anesthesiology 2013 13:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2253-13-4

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