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Table 2 Results

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

  Control group Intervention group p-value Relative risk Confidence interval Relative effect size Absolute effect size
Mean Range SD Mean Range SD
Days living home            
all patients 256.5 0-364 125.1 253.7 0-359 120.4 0.80    ÷ 1.1 % ÷ 2.8 days
medical patients 250.4 0-364 134.1 249.2 0-359 123.6 0.165    ÷ 0.5 % ÷ 1.2 days
orthopedic patients 256.5 0-364 121.0 233.2 0-357 128.2 0.09    ÷ 9.1 % ÷ 23.3 days
Days in nursing home            
all patients 55.0 0-360 91.7 40.6 0-344 71.4 0.046    ÷ 26.1 % ÷ 14.4 days
medical patients 44.1 0-360 86.5 37.8 0-344 62.9 0.876    ÷ 14.3 % ÷ 6.3 days
orthopedic patients 74.7 0-360 106.0 49.5 0-343 81.6 0.192    ÷ 33.7 % ÷ 25.2 days
Days in hospital            
all patients 10.5 0-72 15.2 10.4 0-92 15.8 0.748    ÷ 0.01 % ÷ 0.1 days
medical patients 12.9 0-72 17.2 10.6 0-70 14.9 0.530    ÷18.1 % ÷ 2.3 days
orthopedic patients 8.2 0-61 12.7 12.0 0-92 19.0 0.536    + 46.6 % + 3.8 days
One-year mortality            
all patients 17.2 %    22.1 %    0.29 1.29 0.85–1.94 + 28.5 % + 4.9 %
medical patients 25.0 %    25.6 %    0.99 1.03 0.59–1.78 + 2.4 % + 0.6 %
orthopedic patients 10.3 %    25.0 %    0.049 2.43 1.05–5.55 + 142.7 % + 14.7 %
No home health care            
all patients 19.9 %    31.6 %    0.007 1.59 1.11–2.27 + 58.8 % + 11.7 %
medical patients 18.1 %    35.9 %    0.011 1.99 1.12–3.53 + 98.6 % + 17.8 %
orthopedic patients 19.1 %    30.0 %    0.219 1.57 0.84–2.93 + 57.1 % + 10.9 %