Table 4

Secondary outcomes
Outcome (number of participants in analysis) Groups Difference between groups
Admission Discharge Intervention - control Pvalue
Intervention Control Intervention Control
PC-PART (0 to 43) (n = 963) 13(8) 14(8) 2(4) 3(6) −0.3 (−0.9 to 0.3) 0.30
10-m walk test (m/s) (n = 694) 0.52(0.31) 0.48(0.28) 0.73(0.30) 0.68(0.29) 0.03 (0.00 to 0.06) 0.09
Timed up and go test (s) (n = 677) 42(36) 39(24) 24(21) 24(13) −1 (−3 to 1) 0.32
MMAS (0 to 48) (n = 151) 25(15) 27(14) 34(14) 34(12) 1.9 (−0.4 to 4.2) 0.10

Intervention = Monday to Saturday rehabilitation, control = Monday to Friday rehabilitation. Mean (SD) of groups and mean (95% CI) difference between groups on discharge are shown.

MMAS Modified Motor Assessment Scale for participants with stroke (a lower score indicates a higher level of impairment), PC-PART Personal Care Participation Assessment and Resource Tool (a lower score indicates more independence with personal care tasks).

Peiris et al.

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

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