Table 2

Characteristics of older patients surviving at 18 months after primary care inpatient rehabilitation
Total population PCDIR1 PCNHR2
Number of patients (n) 255 166 89
Age y mean (SD, min-max) 81.7 (6.8, 65-96) 81.8 (5.9, 66-95) 81.5 (6.6, 66-96)
Gender men/women (n) 74/181 45/121 29/60
Residence (N=254)
Own (n) 198 (78%) 134 (81%) 64 (72%)
Care-flat/long term nursing home(n) 56 (22%) 32 (19%) 25 (28%)
Marital status: Married (n) 98 (38%) 60 (36%) 38 (43%)
Alone (n) 157 (62%) 106 (64%) 51 (57%)
Diagnoses (N=254)
Stroke (n) 43 (17%) 30 (18%) 13 (15%)
Osteoarthritis (n) 34 (13%) 20 (12%) 14 (16%)
Fracture (n) 92 (36%) 66 (40%) 26 (29%)
Other (n) 85 (34%) 49 (30%) 36 (40%)
MMSE3, mean (SD) 25.3 (3.9) 25.2 25.3
(CI) (N=255) (24.8-25.8)
SCL104, mean (SD) 1.4 (0.3) 1.4 1.4
(CI) (N=255) (1.3-1.4)
Men/women
Age, years 79.7/82.55
Living alone, % 36/726
Fracture, % 27/406
Stroke, % 30/126
1. PCDIR=Primary Care Dedicated Inpatient Rehabilitation
2. PCNHR=Primary Care Nursing Home Rehabilitation
3. MMSE=Mini Mental Status Evaluation
4. SCL10=Symptom Checklist 10
5. Independent Samples T-test, p<0.001 95% CI(1.0-4.7)
6. Pearson χ 2 p=0.002

Johansen et al.

Johansen et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:400   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-400

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