Table 5

Type of services received by EDPLH patients during the one year follow-up period
Survived (n=711) Died (n=290) p Survived (n=138) Died (n=88) p
Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD
Social worker visits 0.4 1.0 0.4 1.0 NS 0.6 1.3 0.5 1.4 NS
Hours/week of home help 18.5 41.8 21.6 49.0 NS 23.1 47.7 24.2 52.6 NS
Family doctor visits 4.0 5.1 3.8 5.4 NS 4.7 3.9 5.4 4.6 NS
Nurse visits 7.9 7.6 8.7 14.6 NS 10.5 11.3 10.8 8.6 NS
Number of days per patient as temporal admissions in a nursing home 2.4 13.7 2.08 10.5 NS 5.3 20.9 5.6 17.1 NS
Hospital emergency services visits 0.64 1.3 0.8 1.6 NS 1.5 1.8 1.7 2.4 NS
Number of Hospital admissions (more 24 Hours) 0.31 0.9 0.6 1.6 <0.0001 1.6 1.3 1.9 2.3 NS

N= number; sd =Standard Deviation; 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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