Table 3

Mean of intervention and control groups, and mean difference between groups for continuous outcomes

Outcomesa

Groupsb

Difference between groupsc


Intervention

Control

Intervention minus control


Month 0

(n = 120)

Month 3

(n = 111)

Month 12

(n = 107)

Month 0

(n = 121)

Month 3

(n = 117)

Month 12

(n = 109)

Month 3 adjusted for Month 0

Month 12 adjusted for Month 0


Reintegration to Normal Living Index

22.1 (4.4)

25.8 (6.0)

23.1 (5.1)

22.7 (3.5)

25.1 (5.2)

22.8 (5.5)

0.92 (-0.4 to 2.2, P = 0.17)

0.56 (-0.7 to 1.9, P = 0.40)

Life Space Assessment

27.6 (12.9)

35.5 (16.1)

34.2 (16.2)

30.0 (14.3)

30.3 (13.9)

30.9 (5.5)

6.57 (3.6 to 9.5, P < 0.001)

4.68 (1.4 to 7.9, P = 0.005)

Activity Measure for Post Acute Cared

51.0 (8.4)

-

53.2 (7.9)

54.2 (7.8)

-

52.2 (8.80)

-

3.16 (1.5 to 4.8, P < 0.001)

NEADL

9.4 (4.1)

10.6 (4.6)

10.1 (5.2)

9.1 (4.3)

9.8 (4.7)

9.5 (4.8)

0.44 (-0.4 to 1.3, P = 0.3)

0.08 (-0.96 to 1.11, P = 0.88)

Gait speed (m/s)

0.48 (0.18)

0.50 (0.21)

0.55 (0.24)

0.50 (0.17)

0.51 (0.21)

0.50 (0.25)

0 (-0.04 to 0.04, P = 0.93)

0.05 (0.0004 to 0.1, P = 0.048)


a Higher scores reflect better performance for all outcomes; b data presented as mean (SD); c Data presented as mean (95% confidence intervals); d not assessed at 3 months. P-values < 0.05 are in bold. NEADL: Nottingham Extended Activities of Daily Living Index, mobility component.

Fairhall et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:120   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-120

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