Table 1

Baseline characteristics
Characteristic Randomized (n = 996)
Intervention (n = 496) Control (n = 500)
Age in years, mean (SD) 75 (13) 74 (13)
Age group, n (%)
 ≤59 years 63 (13) 72 (14)
 60 to 79 years 236 (48) 234 (47)
 ≥80 years 197 (40) 194 (39)
Gender, n male (%) 188 (38) 171 (34)
Diagnosis category, n (%)
 Stroke 81 (16) 79 (16)
 Other neurological conditions 20 (4) 23 (5)
 Orthopedic conditions 283 (57) 296 (59)
 Pain syndromes 24 (5) 19 (4)
 Cardiac/Pulmonary 25 (5) 23 (5)
 Other disabling impairments 63 (13) 59 (12)
Functional independence (FIM)
 Total, mean (SD) 83 (20) 83 (21)
 Mobility component, mean (SD) 16 (7) 16 (7)
 Self-care component, mean (SD) 27 (8) 27 (8)
 Cognitive component, mean (SD) 31 (6) 31 (6)
Health-related quality of life
 EQ-5D utility index, mean (SD) 0.32 (0.35) 0.37 (0.35)
 Visual analog scale (0 to 100 mm), mean (SD) 57 (21) 56 (22)
Charlson comorbidity index, mean (SD) 1 (1) 1 (1)
Living independently in the community prior to admission, n (%) 466 (94) 466 (93)

Intervention = Monday to Saturday rehabilitation, control = Monday to Friday rehabilitation.

EQ-5D EuroQoL five dimensions questionnaire.

Peiris et al.

Peiris et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:198   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-198

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