Table 4

Services received the year before the basal assessment
Total population (N=1,001) Patients admitted to hospital the year before entering the home care program (N=226)
Survived (n=711) Died (n=290) p Survived (n=138) Died (n=88) p
N % N % N % N %
Home help (formal carer) 286 40.2 104 35.9 NS 55 39.9 31 35.6 NS
Teleassistance 97 13.6 24 8.3 <0.05 21 15.2 7 8 NS
Meals on wheels 8 1.3 1 0.4 NS 2 1.4 1 1.1 1
Volunteers 17 2.4 4 1.4 NS 3 2.2 0 0 NS
After-hours emergency centralized community services 109 15.3 72 24.8 <0.001 49 35.5 44 50 <0.05
Hospital at Home services 11 1.6 4 1.4 <0.001 5 3.6 2 2.3 NS
Health center emergency services 73 10.3 50 17.2 <0.001 21 15.3 22 25 NS
Rehabilitation at Home 66 9.3 20 6.9 NS 25 18.1 9 10.2 NS
Palliative home care services 22 3.0 15 5.2 NS 9 6.5 2 2.3 NS
Private health services 61 8.6 19 6.6 NS 12 8.7 5 5.7 NS
Attendance at the social services day center 11 1.6 6 2.1 NS 4 2.9 1 1.1 NS
Other social services 19 2.7 14 4.9 NS 5 3.6 5 5.7 NS
Day Hospital 16 2.3 8 2.8 NS 7 5.1 6 6.8 NS

N= number; NS= p>0.05.

Badia et al.

Badia et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:316   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-316

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