Table 5

Mean (SD) of groups and mean (95% CI) difference between groups for functional status and quality of life
Outcome Groups Difference between groups 95% CI
Admission Discharge
Intervention (n = 496) Control (n = 500) Intervention (n = 496) Control (n = 500) Intervention minus control
EQ-5D-3L (utility weight) 0.32 (0.35) 0.37 (0.35) 0.65 (0.28) 0.62 (0.28) 0.04 (0.01 to 0.07)*
Total FIM score 83.8 (19.2) 83.8 (19.9) 105.9 (18.4) 103.5 (20.1) 2.3 (0.5 to 4.1)*

*indicates P <0.01. EQ-5D-3L, EuroQOL questionnaire. FIM, functional independence measure.

Brusco et al.

Brusco et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:89   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-89

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