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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Intermediate care in nursing home after hospital admission: a randomized controlled trial with one year follow-up

  Control group Intervention group p-value
Number of patients    
all patients 186 190  
medical patients 72 (38.7 %) 78 (41.1 %)  
orthopedic patients 68 (36.6 %) 60 (31.6 %)  
other 46 (24.7 %) 52 (27.3 %)  
Age, mean and range    
all patients 84.6 (71–98) 83.6 (70–96)  
medical patients 85.2 (72–98) 83.9 (70–96)  
orthopedic patients 83.9 (71–95) 84.0 (70–95)  
Proportion of females    
all patients 73.7 % 73.2 %  
medical patients 61.1 % 61.5 %  
orthopedic patients 82.4 % 85.0 %  
Proportion of patients with home health care    
all patients 53.2 % 48.9 % 0.47
medical patients 58.3 % 43.6 % 0.52
orthopedic patients 52.9 % 60.0 % 0.53
Barthel ADL Index score, mean and range    
all patients   70.0 (0–100)  
medical patients   80.0 (35–100)  
orthopedic patients   56.7 (0–100)