Table 3

Unadjusted and adjusted post-operative PROM scores by operation

PROMs

NHS

ISTC

Adjusted difference*

95% CI

P-value


Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)


EQ-5D

Cataract

0.77 (0.28)

0.84 (0.23)

0.03

0.009 to 0.06

0.01

Hernia

0.85 (0.21)

0.84 (0.22)

-0.02

-0.05 to 0.002

0.07

Varicose vein

0.87 (0.20)

0.89 (0.19)

0.005

-0.03 to 0.04

0.8

Hip

0.72 (0.26)

0.82 (0.20)

0.06

0.005 to 0.11

0.03

Knee

0.70 (0.26)

0.76 (0.22)

0.03

-0.02 to 0.08

0.2

Disease-specific

Cataract (VF14)

92.3 (15.2)

96.2 (7.8)

2.6

0.97 to 4.2

0.005

Hernia (PCS)

50.1 (9.6)

51.8 (10.5)

1.2

-0.52 to 2.9

0.2

Varicose vein (AVVQ)

10.3 (9.0)

8.6 (7.9)

1.3

-3.1 to 0.49

0.5

Hip (OHS)

23.9 (9.9)

20.5 (7.6)

2.4

-4.4 to -0.36

0.03

Knee (OKS)

27.0 (9.3)

24.2 (8.8)

0.86

-3.7 to 2.0

0.5


*positive adjusted differences indicate better post-operative scores for ISTC patients

Browne et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:78   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-78

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